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Questions for Parents to Ask When Comparing Independent Schools

Posted by Lydia Martin on Oct 24, 2017 3:03:07 PM

Deciding what your child’s education is going to look like is one of the most important decisions for any parent to make and requires you to ask a lot of questions. Should your child attend a public school or an independent school? What are the pros and cons of each option? What makes a private school education different than a public school education? 

To help you frame your thinking while evaluating your options, we’ve gathered together some of the most important questions that you should ask when comparing independent schools for your child.

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What Role Can Parents Expect To Play in an Independent School Education?

Posted by Lydia Martin on Oct 9, 2017 2:15:16 PM

The process of deciding whether your child should attend a public school or an independent school is profoundly important: There are so many factors that you must take into consideration before making a final decision. What are the pros and cons of an independent school education compared to a public school? How will my child get to and from school? And, of course, are there opportunities for me to be more involved in my child’s education?

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What Makes an Independent School Education Different?

Posted by Lydia Martin on Oct 9, 2017 2:02:25 PM

If you’re considering enrolling your child in an independent school, then you’ve probably put a lot of thought to figuring out just what makes an independent school education different than a public school education.

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The Pros and Cons of an Independent School Education

Posted by Lydia Martin on Sep 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to selecting a school for your child, there are a lot of factors to consider. Should my child attend a public school, or an independent school? What are the pros of my child attending a private school? What are the cons? 

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Positivity First: Creating a winning team culture

Posted by Jody Mayer on May 30, 2017 12:59:00 PM

High School sports can be a source of trememdous joy, happiness, and growth for young student-athletes. But activities on the fields, on the track, and in the gym can also create anxiety, negativity, self-consciousness, and fear. Creating a positive team culture must begin with the coaching staff. 

Screen Shot 2017-05-17 at 11.05.46 AM.pngThe example coaches set directly impacts the behavior of their players. A coach yelling at an official gives the players the green light to follow their lead. A coach focusing on a mistake tells the athlete that the mistake is more important than the recovery. Want to create a positive team culture among your coaches and your players? Make sure you follow these five steps.

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Topics: athletics, team culture, coaching, positivity

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