It’s conference time for most private schools in the Dallas area. Often this is a parents’ first time to talk with their child’s teacher in-depth about how the school year is going. The time you have with the teacher is precious, so it’s important to make the most of it. If you have the chance, take … [Read more...] about Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences…the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Issues in Education
Guide to Preschool Philosophies
We’re fortunate in Dallas to have a great many preschools. Choosing a preschool for your young child can be a bit overwhelming especially if you’re new to the area or if you’re doing it for the first time. Give yourself plenty of time to research schools, make school visits, and talk to other … [Read more...] about Guide to Preschool Philosophies
Dual Credit Classes
Thinking about dual credit? Here are some arguments for and against the program. Pro’s Dual credit classes offer the opportunity for a “controlled” entrance into college. After doing college-level work and spending time on a community college campus, students may find the transition to college … [Read more...] about Dual Credit Classes
The Dual Credit Program – How Does It Work?
By the time Emma earns her high school diploma later this month, she will technically be a college sophomore. “How,” you ask? The answer is the dual credit program. The dual credit program allows high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit for certain high school classes that also … [Read more...] about The Dual Credit Program – How Does It Work?
Trends I’m Seeing…
Now that the admissions process is just about over for this school year, I’m spending many of my days making school visits. It’s important for me to see schools in action; talk to teachers, staff, and admissions directors, sit in on classes, visit the lunchrooms, gyms, and learning labs, and watch … [Read more...] about Trends I’m Seeing…