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Whether they’re considering enrolling their child private kindergarten schools or a more traditional preparatory academy, most parents pay the most attention to the academic and intellectual benefits of private school. However, at many academies, the potential for ethical and emotional development is just as compelling. Take a private high school in Waco, TX as an example: recently, the institution’s basketball team asked their fans not to cheer for them for a surprising and heartwarming reason.
When it comes to both academics and athletics, Vanguard College Preparatory is one of the top schools in Texas. I (more…)
Teaching is a rewarding and challenging career, and many people who become teachers find that working with special needs children is especially so. There are special challenges for children with autism in schools, and teachers may need assistance helping those children succeed. Fortunately, there are many resources and games for children with autism spectrum disorders that teachers can use to connect with their students.
One of the biggest challenges for children with autism in schools is learning to sit nicely in class. Many stud (more…)
Parents of children with Aspergers know that this neurological condition can make it difficult to navigate even the most basic tasks, like travel and conversation. For this reason, school can be a challenge: a student with Aspergers may find that their social difficulties lead to ostracization or worse, while situations like riding on a bus for long periods can cause them to panic. Because of this, many parents are beginning to send their children to Aspergers schools and educational programs. A school for Aspergers not only lets students interact with children in similar circumstances, but can also help them learn to cope with a variety of challenges. Schools for ADHD and dyslexia exist for the same reasons. Now, some schoo (more…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]