Why Are Routines So Important to My Child’s Day?

Why Are Routines So Important to My Child’s Day? One of the most important things that you can do to make your child feel secure and confident is to establish as much routine in day-to-day events as possible. Children feel the most secure when their lives are predictable. When adults provide environments that feel safe, children learn […]

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Homework Success Tips

Homework time can prove to be stressful as students must put their brains to work without their teacher’s help. It can also be a bit of a struggle to get homework time started after a long day at school. However, nagging is not the way to go. Here are some tips to help homework time […]

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Helping Your Child Get Motivated in School

If your child struggles with being motivated to make their best effort in school, there are a number of possibilities as to why. Learning issues, social challenges, attention or emotional problems can all cause disengagement in the classroom. However, not all students who are underperforming have a diagnosable problem. How can you, as a parent, […]

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Managing Back to School Stress

We are still in the early first few months of the school year, so those back-to-school jitters may still be present in students. It can be hard for young students to adjust to new schedules, busier days, new classmates, new teachers, etc. What can you do as a parent to help ease your child’s stress […]

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How Parental Involvement Impacts Student Success

Research has shown that students achieve more in school when their parents are involved in their education. So what conclusions have been drawn? Better Classroom Behavior Parental involvement can enhance academic performance in children as well as positively impact their attitude and behavior in the classroom. When a parent shows interest and gives encouragement, the […]

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Preparing for the First Day of School

Going back to school after a fun-filled summer can be a big adjustment. A new grade means new people, new teachers, and new expectations. A little bit of preparation at home can go a long way when it comes to walking through those doors on the first day of school. Here’s how to make the […]

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Pros and Cons of Technology in Classrooms

Many parents have questions about the impact of technology on learning. You may have heard that using devices enhances learning, or that screen time is bad for kids. If your thoughts are clouded on the subject of technology use, Walton Academy is here to help. Here is a list of the pros and cons of […]

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Welcome Walton Families!

To Our Walton Academy Parents, Welcome to an exciting 2019-2020 school year at Walton Academy! We can’t wait for another amazing year full of new learning experiences as we explore through literature, mathematics and STEAM. As this new year begins, please remember that the most meaningful factor in your child’s elementary school success is YOUR […]

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Why Kids Should Spend More Time Outdoors

These days, it can seem like kids spend more time looking at screens than they do playing outside. Yes, they may be playing educational games on those screens, but this does not diminish the fact that they are not getting fresh air and exercise! Did you know that kids who play outside are happier, more […]

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Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Support from parents is a key aspect of children’s success in school. At Walton Academy, our vision is to capture the early childhood learning continuum in our children by creating a nurturing, safe and innovative learning environment. To help foster your child’s success, follow these steps: Stay Involved Start off the school year by attending […]

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