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Pasadena Christian School: Exploring the Preschool Outdoor Classroom

Teachers often heave a sigh of relief when they take their students out to recess. Finally! The children can burn off the pent up energy they had been accruing for the past few hours indoors. But what if we change our outlook on outdoor play time? What if we create an outdoor environment that offered all of the learning opportunities that one would typically find…

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High Point Academy: Investing in Outstanding Teachers

Maybe you’ve heard us use the term “Professional Development”? Possibly it sounded like a dry, technical, educational term to you. But here’s what you didn’t…

What is Materials Science and Why Should You Study it?

Bosco Tech 11-17-2016 pics01 Materials Science is recognized as one of the most promising career opportunities for engineers and scientists today. It provides a natural preparation for further education and careers in science, medicine, law and business. What’s materials science? You could call it the study of stuff! Just…

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Chandler’s Math Curriculum Prepares Students for Success

Math Teacher Mr. Pete Carlson Teaching Chandler’s mathematics curriculum provides a sequential program that challenges each student to develop their fullest potential as analysts, problem…

Students Jump into High Point’s Own Eagle’s Lair

HPA3-Steinhoff-Hansen-Guerrini-Gibbs-Richman pics01 L-R: Evan Steinhoff, Jake Hansen, Ali Guerrini, Tracey Gibbs, and Norma Richman Tracey Gibbs and Ali Guerrini The Eagles have landed in High Point Academy’s new service learning class, The Eagle’s Lair. Students formed teams to research needs in environmental or humanitarian causes in the…

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Should Your Child Have a Tutor?

Each child learns differently, and seeking additional help only means bringing a new approach to understanding and comprehension that may be beneficial for a child.…

Tutoring Tips for High-Achieving Students

MHS 10-31-2016 1st pics01 Students should learn strategies to become independent and effective learners as well as how to manage their time and activities, both in school and outside it. They should know how to implement effective note taking strategies and how to use study tools, such as flash…

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Three Questions About Progressive Learning

What does progressive learning really mean? The reality is, there is no single answer because teaching and learning are not characterized as single events or…

High Point Academy’s Astro Camp -Mrs. Nguyen’s Class in Pictures

HPA 10-20-2016 1st pics01 High Point Academy’s Astro Camp -Mrs. Nguyen’s Class in Pictures. High Point Academy, 1720 Kinneloa Canyon Rd, Pasadena, (626) 798-8989 or visit www.highpointacademy.org.          

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Why You Should Study Spanish

If you don’t already speak Spanish, you really should consider learning, like, ahora! Whether you want to improve your job prospects, keep your mind sharp, or explore new cultures, Spanish is the one tool that will help you achieve all of that and much more! Barnhart School offers Spanish at all grade levels – here are a few of the benefits of learning the language. 1. Expand your horizons. With 329 million native speakers, Spanish is the second most commonly spoken language after English. Get to know your hemispheric neighbors in Latin America, and fake your way with through Portuguese…

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