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Spanish Immersion Program at Washington STEAM Thrives Amid COVID-19 School Closures

While students and teachers across the country adjust to the new reality of virtual and online learning, students in the dual language immersion program (DLIP) at Washington STEAM are continuing to develop and strengthen their Spanish abilities as if they were still in the classroom. Through the use of various apps and platforms, such as YouTube, FlipGrid, Loom and Google Meet/Hangout Live, teachers have been…

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13 Books That Will Enhance Your Child’s Love for Reading!

Studies on how to increase comprehension skills have shown the more you read, the more you improve your ability to absorb and retain what you…

14 Books to Help Foster the Avid Reader in Your Child

untitledss740 You can help ignite your child’s passion for reading by incorporating activities focused on building reading skills to improve comprehension and engagement. To help with this engagement, Stratford Librarians have hand-selected a series of books, by grade level, to help inspire and foster the avid…

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Clairbourn’s Preschool Immersive Space Unit

A Clairbourn preschool student floats in space in front of the planet Mercury using green screen movie magic. Outer space, with its jewel-like planets, shimmering…

Assumption Third Graders Working on Comparing Fractions

abvm-03-06-2020-3rd-740 Teaching fractions? At Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School, it has everything you need to make learning fractions in the classroom exciting! Assumption pupils participate in activities they love doing… and great discussions take place after each activity is concluded. On these sessions, Third…

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Would You Send Your Child to School Here? Muir Teachers Say, “Yes!”

When John Muir High School Freshman science teacher Alexandra Gonzales was going to high school in Salinas, California, a lot of her peers had parents…

Southwestern Academy Students Visit San Diego Zoo Safari Park

swa03022020-740 Southwestern Academy students recently enjoyed a day of adventure down in the San Diego area. They explored the Safari Park and got to see some fun animals. Visiting the zoo is a great way to engage the students outside of the classroom and allow them…

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High Point Academy Mathletes Shine at Local Tournament

The High Point “Polygon” team celebrates a correct response. On Saturday morning, a team of ten High Point 4th-6th graders woke up early, drove across…

Four Reasons to Make a Routine for Your Kid

untitledstratford740 All families need several routines to get through the day with as little stress as possible. Routines establish structure, help kids navigate the unknown, and create healthy habits in the long run. They can also keep the house running smoothly and consistently. Helps kids feel…

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Flintridge Prep Alum Ryan Leslie ’11 Shares His Leadership Essentials in Flintridge Prep Leadership Initiative Interview

In its last FLINTerview of the semester, the Flintridge Prep Leadership Initiative (FLINT) welcomed back to campus Ryan Leslie ’11, who currently works in commercial acquisitions at CBRE Global Investors, a real estate investment management company. After sharing a few of the major projects he’s worked on at CBRE, Leslie told the students a bit more about his career path after Prep. After earning an economics degree at Georgetown University, he interned at various financial institutions until he finally found what he really loved doing. Leslie’s on the front line at CBRE, interacting with and building relationships with investors. “While…

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