Category: Middle School

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Creating a Coding Club through math class at Noble Academy

By Guest Blogger Barb Kilpatrick, faculty member at Noble Academy  “Coding is the new literacy. To thrive in tomorrow’s society, young people must learn to design,...

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Behavior and Attention Issues at School: Team Up with the Teacher!

By Guest Blogger Adrian Greene In my ten-plus years of working with exceptional children in the public school system, one issue that I find recurrent year after year is...

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3 Ways Improv Can Help Improve Students

By Guest Blogger Jen Oleniczak Brown, local improv extraordinaire I’ve been teaching improvisational comedy to people ages 3.5 to 75 for almost half my life (and...

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5 Ways to Control Your Child’s Screen Time

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard It’s 2017, and screen time is more than just TV. It’s computers, tablets, phones, and geez, now even watches! The best way...

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Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

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Finding the Right School for Your Family

By Guest Blogger Julie Galloway, marketing and communications (and a mother of a Kindergartner) at Calvary Day School Kindergarten . . . public school, private school,...

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14 Helpful Test Taking Strategies for Winning Results

By: Bill Tessien, Executive Director at A Step Ahead Academic Center Many students dread taking tests. And most may not even think about the best way to approach a test....

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E-Days; the Fabric of a Family

By Guest Blogger Caroline Cochrane, Redeemer School Parent We have been a Redeemer School family since 2003, when we moved to Winston-Salem from Virginia. Soon after we...

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The Power of Praise

By Guest Blogger Mrs. Joanne M. Brown, St. Leo Catholic School Principal Supporting Your Child’s Potential by Nurturing a Growth Mindset Report card day.  What kind...

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Spotlight on Success: How to Nurture Confident Learners

By Guest Blogger Bill Tessien, Executive Director at A Step Ahead Academic Center Oftentimes parents know that their student doesn’t love school or doesn’t do well...