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7 Myths About Independent Schools

7 Myths About Independent Schools

Families who reject a private school education are often misinformed, says independent schools executive.

November 2011
New Advice: Vary Study Locations

New Advice: Vary Study Locations

Students study best if they vary locations and work on more than one subject, experts now say. Delaware Valley educators and parents agree.

October 2011
6 Tactics for Homework Motivation

6 Tactics for Homework Motivation

Your approach to homework can make the difference between your child child being apathetic or an eager learner. These strategies can help.

October 2011
 A Teacher's  Open House Suggestions

A Teacher's Open House Suggestions

When you visit your child's classroom, keep in mind that the teacher might be nervous and isn't there to defend school board policies.

September 2011
Is Your Child Gifted?

Is Your Child Gifted?

Here's how parents can recognize and help their schools to appropriately challenge exceptionally talented kids.

September 2011
Soothe Back-to-School Jitters

Soothe Back-to-School Jitters

The first day of school is loaded with excitement. It can also be filled with anxiety. Here's how preparation can ease those worries.

August 2011
The Cyber Charter School Option

The Cyber Charter School Option

In Pennsylvania, cyber charter schools continue to add students. Who's using them? What are the pros and cons?

August 2011
Activities Spark Kids' Arts Interest

Activities Spark Kids' Arts Interest

With schools cutting back arts programs, here are ways parents can fill the void.

April 2011
Schools Abandon Cursive Writing

Schools Abandon Cursive Writing

Cursive writing is not a required subject in Delaware, New Jersey or Pennsylvania schools, and many districts are dropping it as a subject.

March 2011
Catholic Schools Look to the Future

Catholic Schools Look to the Future

The Delaware Valley’s Catholic schools continue to find new ways to help today’s students compete in a global society.

January 2011
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