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Our Approach to Homework

“Homework” the word can send a chill running down the spine. When many of us were kids, homework—and piles of it—were considered the norm. We’d go to school and learn new things, and then go home to face a pile of assignments meant to reinforce those lessons. For many families, homework became a source of […]

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Educational Resources for Families

While Arizonans are being urged to stay at home (and, honestly, who wants to be outside when it is 107 degrees out?), finding sources of education and entertainment for children stuck inside is important. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of educational resources families may enjoy during the summer. Reading, writing and virtual […]

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The Importance of Recess and Play at School

For many elementary students, recess is a one of the highlights of their day. We probably all remember the desire to get out of the classroom and play with our friends, just as many of us look forward to breaks from work or other projects. If your child declares their favorite part of the school […]

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The Value of Social and Emotional Learning

Students go to school to learn academics and skills they will need as they grow up. But students need to be ready to learn. That is why one of the jobs that children have is to learn to manage themselves in a variety of situations. Students often learn how to connect with others in school. […]

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Self-Care for Students

Taking care of your emotional and mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical and academic health. Whether you’re at a district, private, or charter school in Phoenix, AZ, these student self-care tips will help you take good care of yourself so you can thrive. Getting enough sleep If you have […]

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