Month: August 2016

ESL Series: Tips for Navigating American Schools

Navigating American schools as a family whose primary language is not English is a challenging and stressful process; it is one that will take time and patience. Learning a second language in an unfamiliar country is not easy for a …
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Are Study Halls Effective?

If you’ve seen any movie involving teenagers, you’ve probably seen some pretty brazen abuses of the humble study hall.  It raises the question of whether today’s study halls are as chaotic as the ones on TV, or if they provide …
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Funny Things Enrichment Teachers Have Heard

With the school year swiftly approaching (or upon us in some cases!), we may be finding it hard to let go of the carefree days of summer in order to take hold of the somewhat more structured school days (and …
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10 Back-to-school Tips for Parents

It may seem like summer has just begun, but the beginning of the next school year is just around the corner!  This can be a hectic time of year, so to help ease the transition from the easy-going world of …
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MathWizard Educational Camps: Summer Camps 2016

June and July were busy months for students attending Mathwizard’s educational camps.  Three different camps, each aligning entertainment and learning on a specific subject, gave students in grades 2-6 the opportunity to stimulate their brains and get out of their …
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