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EDUCATION BLOGadmin2023-05-18T16:41:10-04:00

Innovative Schools Reimagine Time

By Enriching Students Staff|May 22nd, 2024|School Schedules|

Innovation can be a tricky word to define, especially in education. There are so many educational philosophies and ways of doing things that change, sometimes because of current research, and sometimes because it’s trendy. What makes an 'innovative' school? But far from being just a ‘flavor of the month’, we make the argument [...]

How Advisory Periods Help Build Relationships

By Dr. Anthoney Roe|February 15th, 2024|Advisory, School Culture, Social-Emotional Learning, Student Skills|

Guest post. Relationships in Education All too often, our schools are focused on metrics of academic performance and based on standardized test scores. Because of this, the significance of interpersonal relationships in shaping a student's academic and personal trajectory often doesn't receive the attention it deserves. The advisory model in education, emphasizing the cultivation [...]

One School’s Journey to Whole-Child Learning

By Enriching Students Staff|August 24th, 2023|Flex Period, Personalized Learning|

At one High School in Massachusetts, administration was searching for transformation. As in many schools across the country, educators are seeking a way to improve learning for students, to make the shift from a schedule driven by content, to one that enables students to build relationships, master what they're learning and be intrinsically motivated [...]

10 Strategies To Help Your Students Conquer Back-To-School Anxiety

By Enriching Students Staff|August 17th, 2023|Advisory, Back to School, Intervention, Social-Emotional Learning|

Back to school. Those three words are exciting for many students. But for other students, those words bring up feelings of discomfort and anxiety. You may remember what it was like a few days before the new school year started. New supplies of book bags, pens, pencils, and paper. Wanting to see friends after [...]

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