ALL Children’s World locations as well as Walton Academy will be operating on a regular schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 17th.

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STEAM at Walton Academy

Science. Technology. Engineering. Arts. Math.   What is STEAM, exactly?   “STEAM is a way to teach how all things relate to each other, in school and in life. It’s more fun than traditional learning styles and makes more sense to all types of learners because it is based on the natural ways that people […]

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Early Childhood Education & Its Importance

Here at Walton Academy we know that early childhood education is of vast importance. Early childhood education helps children to be more confident and curious when they go to school. Every interaction is a learning experience that helps your child to grow and adapt to society as they move forward in the journey of life. […]

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Walton Academy OPEN HOUSE

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Walton Academy private school Back-to-School Tips for Parents in 2018

It can be hard to get back into a schedule and starting the new school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. Help calm your child’s fears (and your own) with some of these back to school tips. Meet the new teacher. For kids, one of the biggest back-to-school fears is “Will […]

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Tips to Reduce Homework Stress

Just say the word homework to most teens, children, or parents and watch their whole mood change. Reducing homework stress can turn homework into a positive experience that teaches your child lifelong skills. When homework is too extensive and time consuming it can have a negative impact on your entire family. Stress can get in […]

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Free iPad Apps for Elementary Students

Bookabi – free Bookabi has a collection of 2D and 3D characters, fanciful backgrounds and fun stickers and objects that you can place, resize and rotate with the swipe of a finger. Children can add speech bubbles, text, and even design the cover. You can also use your own photos as elements of the story […]

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Learning Differences Between Boys and Girls

Research supports what parents of boys and girls have always known: Those brains are wired differently. Not all kids fit the pattern, but boys tend to learn better when they have pictures, graphics, and physical movement to help them grasp concepts. Girls often benefit from the opportunity to talk about how to solve a problem […]

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Learning Phonics: A Parent’s Guide

What exactly is phonics? Many parents hear the term when their child is learning to read, but a lot of them have no clue what teachers are talking about–let alone how they might be able to help. Plain and simple, phonics is the relationship between letters and sounds in language. Phonics instruction usually starts in […]

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Parental Involvement in Private Schools

A child’s achievement in school depends largely on family involvement. “The most accurate predictor of a student’s achievement in school is not income or social status but the extent to which that student’s family is involved in the child’s education.” (Henderson and Berla,1994) Benefits for Children ·   Children tend to achieve more, regardless of ethnic […]

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