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Three Easy Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide

Summer slide or summer learning loss occurs when students don’t stay academically active over the summer.  On average, students lose two months of grade level equivalency over the summer. A student struggling with reading risks losing the hard earned progress they achieved during the school year to […]

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How Your Child Can Improve Their GPA This Summer

Your high school student has several opportunities to improve their GPA over the summer. Brock’s Academy is a fully accredited private school offering a complete summer session.   Our transcripts are accepted by high schools and colleges nationwide and our summer school students have access to over eighty […]

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Tips to Prepare for Your Child’s Graduation

Graduation had me sobbing over otters.  Kindergartners dressed as otters singing goodbye to kindergarten and hello to big kid school. Fast-forward to high school and I’m digging through my purse for a receipt or anything mop up the tears as I look at my strong, confident son, but […]

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Five Fun and Educational Volcano Actitivies

Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, thirty-five years ago this week. In honor of the eruption, below are five fun and educational volcano activities to share with your kids this summer. Fun Summer Learning Activity #1 Be a History Sleuth Even if you were not […]

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Is Alternative Education Right for Your Child?

If you did not fit into the traditional public or private school setting growing up, you were likely forced to adapt your learning style, learning preferences and interests to fit the educational system.  Alternative education was probably not considered.  In fact, you may have thought it was […]

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What is the Smarter Balanced Assessment?

For the first time this year, Washington State public school students will be taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment to measure their acquired learning against the new Common Core State Standards. As a parent, you need some background information on both the standards and the test. Integrating the […]

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The Learning Habit Study, Part 2: Family Time

Family Time’s Influence on Academic Performance The Learning Habit Study is a large online survey that took responses from 21,145 families and at looked at the impact of three variables on children’s academic success: screen time,family time, and parenting style.  In this series of blog posts, we will […]

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Is Your Child Gifted?

There is no standard psychological definition for giftedness.  This ambiguity can leave you to navigate the question alone, but navigate you must – as a gifted child may not fit well into a traditional school environment. To help, the following checklist is from the Minnesota Council for the […]

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The Learning Habit, Study Part 1: Screen Time

The Learning Habit Study is a large online survey that took responses from 21,145 families and at looked at the impact of three variables on children’s academic success: screen time, family time, and parenting style.  In this series of blog posts, we will look at the findings […]

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Does Your Child Have ADHD or is He or She in the Wrong Learning Environment?

An article in the New York Times said, “Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to the new data from the Federal Centers […]

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