Teaching Gratitude: Developing Grateful Learners

  "Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling." The season of Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all we are grateful for and to think about how we can express gratitude…

How to Empower Learners to Achieve Success

“Fair isn’t everybody getting the same thing. Fair is everybody getting what they need in order to be successful.” There is no question that all students should have the opportunity to be successful in school. No two children are exactly…

3 High Holiday Lessons for Children

"The high holidays are a time of reflection, where we get a second chance in life..."   Children are naturally curious about everything happening around them, and different holidays are no exception. They’ll want to know what the…

Helping Children Thrive in Middle School

“What is the most important thing one learns in school? Self-esteem, support, and friendship.” After completing elementary school, middle school is the next step, and an exciting one at that! Children will be entering a whole new world…

Summer Learning Opportunities for Middle Schoolers

“Summer is not just a break from school, it's another chance to have fun learning and get ahead...” It's that time of year again - summer break is just around the corner! While many students are looking forward to a few months of relaxation,…

zSpace: The Future of STEM Education

“Success starts with creating a community that challenges and inspires each other.” -zSpace STEM education has become an essential part of child development. During the process of learning,  it is important for children to be exposed…

Strategies to Increase Reading Comprehension

“So it is with children who learn to read fluently and well: they begin to take flight into a whole new world as effortlessly as young birds take to the sky.” -William James Students read…a lot; but, just because they are reading words…

Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Children

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.”  -Dr. Seuss  Research shows just how important critical thinking is for children, teenagers, and adults. That is why educational…