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Want to go to an Ivy League?

“The path to the Ivy League is most successfully traveled through exclusive private schools,” according to CBS Market Watch. In fact, their research showed that of the 100 U.S. high schools sending the highest percentage of students to Harvard, Yale … Continue reading

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How to Set Up a Home Literacy Environment

Have you ever thought of the little steps you could do to enrich your child’s literacy skills at home? Here are eight excellent strategies proven to motivate your early learner. These strategies can be implemented at home in addition to … Continue reading

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Learning How to Write Well

We’ve all been there. The blank page staring up, mocking, inviting us to try to fill it with our sentences. The ideas swirl in our heads, but the words just won’t come. Whether it’s a timed writing exercise, an application … Continue reading

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From Village School To Harvard-Westlake To Harvard University

Originally posted on February 8, 2011 On my last birthday, my son sent me a letter that began, “I’m sitting in my dorm room overlooking Harvard Yard. I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for all you did.” It’s not … Continue reading

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Ten Skills Every Student Should Learn

Posted By Meris Stansbury eSchool News What students should learn in school is at the forefront of the education reform debates taking place across the U.S. and elsewhere. Ed-tech stakeholders for years have been touting the need for students to … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking Skills

First, it’s important to realize that the academic curriculum has changed substantially in the last five years. According to the California Department of Education’s curriculum guidelines for language arts, by the end of kindergarten the child should be basically, well,– … Continue reading

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