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Is it Time to Switch Schools? 3 Questions to Consider

Posted by Stacy Jagodowski 10/30/2017

Are you happy at your current school? If you are both properly challenged and properly supported in your learning experience, then chances are, you’ve found a great school for you. But if you’re not, it might be time to ask yourself if you’re attending the right school. Check out these three questions to ask yourself to determine if it might be time for you to switch schools.

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Topics: Academics

Write, Debate, and Argue like Aristotle

Posted by Caitlin G. 10/8/2017

The art of argumentation has been studied since the time of Aristotle. His book, Treatise on Rhetoric, approaches argumentation and public speaking as a science; skilled rhetoricians are said to be able to persuade anyone of any topic. In fact, rhetoric is sometimes known as the art of persuasion.

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Topics: Academics

Finding Top Jewish Day Schools

Posted by Caitlin G. 8/29/2017

Finding top Jewish day schools is much easier now than in years past. Rather than sending students to a supplementary program after school, many Jewish parents are looking for secondary schools that are more like traditional American independent schools, with a strong focus on academics and college prep that also weave traditional Jewish studies into the curriculum.

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Topics: Choosing a Private School, Academics, Jewish Studies

Three High School STEM Experiments to Try Right Now

Posted by Caitlin G. 8/28/2017

If you’re looking for high school STEM experiments you can try at home, you’re in the right place! We’ve rounded up three of the best hands-on activities from around the web so that you can quickly and easily start making science, technology, engineering, and math innovations right at home.

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Topics: Academics, Science

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