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TEACH Airs This Evening–Be Sure To Watch

TEACH Airs This Evening–Be Sure To Watch

Posted on 06. Sep, 2013 by .

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Tweet Be sure to watch Davis Guggenheim’s new documentary, Teach, airing this evening at 7 p.m. Denver time on CBS.  Davis Guggenheim is at it again with a new documentary called Teach. It focuses on our education system through the eyes of teachers. What does it take to be a teacher? This documentary explores this question while […]

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It’s Back To School Time…So Soon?

It’s Back To School Time…So Soon?

Posted on 25. Aug, 2013 by .

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Tweet By Kerri Barclay It is that time of year again believe it or not. School supplies? Check. Uniforms? Check. New backpacks? Check. You get the point. Everyone is dealing with those last minute items that need to be checked off the long list for back to school. Many of us are wondering, where the […]

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When Is It Okay To Let Your Kids QUIT?

When Is It Okay To Let Your Kids QUIT?

Posted on 29. Jul, 2013 by .

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Tweet I’m sure many of you will be able to relate to my colleague’s article below about what to do when your child comes to you and mutters the words,”I want to quit _______.” Whether it’s a musical instrument, an after school club, or a sports team, when is it okay to let a child […]

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On The Road Again…

On The Road Again…

Posted on 06. Jun, 2013 by .

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Tweet A Family Road Trip-by Kerri  In a few weeks, we will be embarking on a fun-filled adventure to the Grand Canyon. We intend to make a few stops along the way including a photo-op at the Four Corners (how cool)! As much as we are looking forward to this road trip, anxiety is already […]

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Expeditionary Learning:  What’s It All About?

Expeditionary Learning: What’s It All About?

Posted on 24. May, 2013 by .

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Tweet RMSEL (Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning) and the Odyssey School here in Denver have become popular school options for families over the years. These Expeditionary Learning schools (public schools) have become a favorable option to many in the Denver metro area.  Each year, their wait lists tend to grow making it more challenging […]

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Will You Take Action On Senate Bill 13-279?

Posted on 01. May, 2013 by .

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Tweet Please click on the link below to learn how you can take action regarding Senate Bill 13-279 (The School Facilities Bill). If you have a child in a traditional public school or charter school, you will want to learn more about this bill and its effect on public school funding. You can take action by […]

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Girl Rising Documentary

Girl Rising Documentary

Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by .

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Tweet If we want to change the world, we must educate girls–the premise to the much anticipated documentary, Girl Rising (playing in select Regal Theaters from 4/19-4/25). Click here to see if it’s playing in a theater near you.  The documentary by Richard Robbins details the stories of nine girls from different countries and their unique […]

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The Role of CHOICE in the School Choice Process

The Role of CHOICE in the School Choice Process

Posted on 12. Mar, 2013 by .

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Tweet Are you a parent who is thinking about school options for middle and high school in the near future? If so, you may want to read the post below by my colleague, Leanna Harris, regarding ways in which your soon to be middle or high schooler can be an integral part of the school […]

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A New Private Elementary School Option In Denver

A New Private Elementary School Option In Denver

Posted on 07. Mar, 2013 by .

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Tweet Please read the press release below from the Montessori Academy of Colorado in Denver regarding their plans to launch a new private elementary school. If your family is yearning for a more progressive education for your child, this could be an exciting option for you. The school’s focus will be a program that blends […]

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School Scoop: Colorado Academy

School Scoop: Colorado Academy

Posted on 22. Feb, 2013 by .

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Tweet Thank you to the Colorado Academy parent for contributing to the School Scoop! School Name:  Colorado Academy 1. Tell us about yourself (stay at home mom/dad, working parent, single parent, kids ages, etc.) and what your role is at the school  (PTA member, volunteer when I can, part of the board, etc.). I am a […]

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