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31 May, 2022

When It Comes to Math, It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Whole Group Instruction

2022-05-31T07:46:41-05:00Tuesday, May 31, 2022|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

For some people, the very mention of the word "math" fills them with anxiety. Even though math is a necessary skill that is used throughout life, many adults feel frustrated and anxious when presented with a situation that calls for mathematical reasoning. In fact, there is even a term for this fear -- "math anxiety"-- [...]

12 Apr, 2022

4 Key Note Taking Strategies That Can Help in High School and Beyond

2022-04-12T07:24:48-05:00Tuesday, April 12, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

The average class has about thirty minutes to an hour of lectures in high school per day. Aside from that, students are expected to read and study from the textbook for at least a few days before being tested on what they have learned in class, meaning that students rarely get enough time to sit down [...]

7 Apr, 2022

There’s No Shame in Summer School Anymore as Students Embrace Self-Directed Learning

2022-04-07T07:01:03-05:00Thursday, April 7, 2022|Education Info, Summer Strategies|

Most people who are adults today associate the idea of summer school with remedial classes. It usually means someone has failed a class - or missed so much time that they have to make up several classes over the summer. It's the theme of several teen movies and summer school is always cast in a negative [...]

21 Mar, 2022

How to Help Your Teen When They Struggle With Grades

2022-03-21T10:22:33-05:00Monday, March 21, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Being a teenager is a busy and challenging time. It's at once the most exciting your student's life has ever been and often the most difficult. Combine growth spurts with social maneuvering and tough new school subjects to tackle, it's no surprise that many teenage students struggle to keep up with it all. The most [...]

7 Mar, 2022

How to Teach Children Personal Finance Before They Apply for College (And College Loans)

2022-02-25T10:23:14-06:00Monday, March 7, 2022|Parents|

As they enroll in college, many students find themselves facing a sudden increase in financial decisions. However, the decisions they make now, from applying for student loans to which college they attend, can have a huge impact on their finances. Before your high school-aged student starts applying for college, it's critical to instill some basic [...]

28 Feb, 2022

The Importance of a Late Morning Start: Why Early Mornings Are Bad for Learners

2022-02-25T10:22:15-06:00Monday, February 28, 2022|Learning Environment|

Schools, across the nation, often start at incredibly early hours. It's not uncommon for elementary schools to start as early as 7:15 or 7:30 in the morning. Middle and high schools may start as early as 8:00. Those hours are far from ideal for most students. In fact, an early-morning start term can be incredibly [...]

8 Feb, 2022

What You Can Do When Your Child Is Struggling With Writer’s Block

2022-02-08T07:28:18-06:00Tuesday, February 8, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Writing a research paper is no easy task, and it is something that takes a lot of hard work and commitment. Because of this, it is important that your child knows what steps to follow in order to write a successful research paper. Thankfully, there are certain things that they can do to write a [...]

19 Nov, 2021

Teaching Your Students About Time Management

2021-11-19T09:17:37-06:00Friday, November 19, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers|

Many students find it challenging to manage their time well because they lack time management skills. This can lead to frustration, stress, and overwhelming feelings, especially when they cannot keep up with school demands that require proper time management. Both parents and teachers should teach their students about time management to help them plan well. Teaching [...]

16 Nov, 2021

Is 2022 the Year of the School “Do-Over?”

2021-12-08T07:23:59-06:00Tuesday, November 16, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School, Student Health|

Many students are struggling as they move into the 2021/2022 school year. Coming on the heels of COVID-19, many students have found themselves faltering at the gates as they try to move into the school year. They may have poor grades due to a lack of comprehension, or they may still be struggling with a [...]

4 Nov, 2021

The Class Most Impacted by COVID-19: Sophomores?

2021-11-04T08:15:06-05:00Thursday, November 4, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents|

The impact of COVID-19 on students' educations will be studied for years. Due to the pandemic, students, on the whole, suffered an estimated 5 months of learning loss. Students from disadvantaged demographics, including minority and lower-income students, may have faced a higher overall degree of learning loss than their more privileged peers. Based on the numbers [...]

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