"Trust in the Lord with your whole heart and lean not on your own understanding..." - Proverbs 3:5
Parents these days are busy, between juggling full-time jobs and managing the busy lives of their children it’s become more and more difficult to tackle it all. But we know that you care very deeply about your children's education. So here are some tips on how busy parents can keep up with their busy children’s education.
We’ve seen this time and again, your student is in the 6th grade, she’s been going to school with the same kids since kindergarten, and suddenly things start going downhill socially or academically. But what is there to do? You know your current school isn’t giving her what she needs, but won’t moving her be too traumatic? Is it too late in the game to make this transition?
Summer vacation is a great opportunity for families to spend quality time together, take trips to see family or visit new and exciting parts of the world. But, for many working parents, the need to find something engaging for your children to do is pressing.
Summer vacation is right around the corner, and while your children are probably thrilled for a break from all of the formal learning they're doing in the classroom, summer presents a great opportunity to continue learning in a more non-traditional manner. Help your children establish and maintain a love for learning by filling the summer with fun and educational activities.
We are living in a strange time. Our children will grow up in a world that is vastly different than we did, and totally unrecognizable to our parents. With the advent of the internet and the rise of social media, kids have access to more information than ever and it’s not always a good thing.
Parenting is hard and complicated, and we know you want nothing more than to do what’s best for your family. Raising healthy children may feel overwhelming in the midst of all the other priorities in life, but by focusing on these three parenting tips you can set your child up for success with a healthy, happy lifestyle.
Starting your kindergartner in private school will have great immediate social and educational benefits. Students in private schools have more access to teachers, smaller classrooms, and a childhood education based on their family’s faith preference. But there are excellent long-term benefits to being an alumnus of a private institution like St. Barnabas School.
Getting a good education is so important to your child’s future success. The things they learn today are the foundation that will prepare them for SATs and college exams down the line. But school is a more valuable resource for children than the learning of educational concepts and mastering of skills. School is where children learn about teamwork, and it is the place where they are socialized to become the future leaders of our world. Are your children getting the most of their education?
There are a lot of unknowns when it comes to research on how technology is impacting children’s brains. You can hand an iPad to an infant and they are not only transfixed by the bright lights, but they seem to know instinctively how to use the touchscreen. There are pros and cons to our children having constant access to technology, and some of the effects may not become clear for decades to come.
There are many learning styles and finding the right environment for children is important to parents. For many parents, providing their students with the freedom and flexibility of a homeschool environment seems to make the most sense, but homeschooling isn't right for every family. Students grow, families morph and change and eventually, you may need to find a more traditional school approach for your previously homeschooled child. Is a private education the right next step for your family?
St. Barnabas Episcopal School is an accredited private school located in DeLand, Florida.