The Meaning of Social Emotional Learning

Adolescence

There is a lot of buzz about implementing social emotional learning in the classroom. We constantly hear that SEL is important for development and that the benefits are endless. These statements are very true! But what is the meaning of social emotional learning, especially for adolescents? The definition provided above applies to SEL for everyone, … Read More

Prepare to Master the ISEE

Test Prep

Applying to an independent high school can be a very daunting task for parents and students. Preparation and planning during the admissions process is essential. Use this free resource to involve students in the admissions process to give them real life experience using the skills they need for success in high school. Many schools require … Read More

5 Tips on Teaching Time Management to Students

Study Skills

There are not enough hours in the day! It seems like for every one thing I check off my to-do list two more things pop up. As a teacher, wife, and mom of 3 very energetic boys, there is no doubt that managing my time has been one of the most difficult things to do. … Read More

Be Prepared for High School: 8 Study Skills for Success

Study Skills

Change is hard.  Throughout our lives we transition from stage to stage and are presented with challenges during each transition.  Change is hard enough for adults, but imagine how hard change must be for adolescents.  More specifically, the transition from middle school to high school is especially cumbersome.  As with any transition we face in … Read More