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Why Does My Student Struggle to Read Their Class Materials?

The Nature of Reading Despite the vast areas of adult and professional life that rely on literacy, reading English is not easy. Reading requires multiple skills, such as the decryption of discipline-specific lingo, knowledge of grammatical and structural standards, and the practiced ability to ... Read More

 

Is Being Literate Enough?

Search for “the benefits of reading” and many articles, lists, blogs, and studies will pop up with great arguments as to why everyone should read often. Avid readers become better at taking standardized tests, writing, and thinking creatively. They can even reap the benefits of warding off ... Read More

 

Private Middle & High School Admissions in 2021

Middle school and high school applications are still changing in light of the pandemic and distance-learning, even with a return to school in the fall, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t prepare for them! We sat down with one of our trusted admissions counselors, Mary Folsom, to compare ... Read More

 

Some Benefits of Reading for Pleasure

Students can use their summer breaks in any number of ways. They can step back from school, and risk forgetting a lot of what they learned; they can work ahead in certain subjects; they can participate in specialized camps that teach them things they wish they’d learn in school. However, one of ... Read More

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