Keeping Kids Motivated During the Summer

Summertime is the most fun time of year as it provides a lot of free time, but it is important to keep your children engaged and active. As parents, it can be difficult to balance work and kids being home for the summer, but various activities can be done in the summer to stimulate children’s […]

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4 Hands-On Summer Activities for K-5

Activities are moving from the classroom to the home this summer. Educational activities are used on a daily basis in private schools in Greenville NC, and can be easily transitioned to be done at home. Make a simple task a fun summer activity this year with these activities! 1. Ice Cream Math Summertime and ice […]

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5 DIY Summer Projects for Your Kids

This summer is the perfect opportunity to incorporate DIY project ideas into your children’s summer plans. There are projects for all ages and interests from science to design and tech. Here are few summer DIY projects that private schools in Greenville NC recommend. Rain, Rain Go Away Summer comes along with rainy days at home. […]

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At-Home Summer Learning Tips

Summer is officially here! It is not a typical summer with the limitation of summer camps and extracurricular activities. According to the National Summer Learning Association, summer learning loss in elementary school accounts for two-thirds of the achievement gap in reading between low-income students and middle-income peers. As children spend their summer lounging poolside, watching […]

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Raising a Responsible Child

Every parent wants to raise responsible children, and children want to see themselves as responsible as well, being able to accomplish things that need to be done. They want to feel as if they are helpful and can contribute to the world. As a parent of children enrolled in private schools in Greenville NC, here […]

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Tips for a Struggling Student

Starting a new school year often feels like a fresh start for students. The year begins with clear, optimistic minds that are ready to dive in and start learning. However, as the weeks go by, those mindsets can begin to slip. If you are a parent of a child who tends to struggle during the […]

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Social Intelligence in Elementary School

Private schools in Greenville NC are full of many new things, such as making new friends. While some children may immediately fit into a new group of friends, others may have to work a little harder to find other kids with similar interests. With new friends also comes new challenges; disagreements, jealousy, etc. Here are […]

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Tips for Homework Success

Homework may not be your kid’s favorite thing to do, but it is important to know that nagging and micromanaging often does not help the situation. It can result in your child feeling frustrated, so think of yourself as their cheerleader when it comes time to sit down and get work done. They will feel […]

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Staying Healthy During the School Year

School is considered a safe place for children to learn and grow, but it can also be a place where they pick up germs. While spending a majority of the day in classrooms with other children, germs can easily be transferred from one person to another. Make sure to teach your kids healthy habits to […]

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The Benefits of STEAM Curriculum

STEAM curriculum stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Walton Academy was one of the first elementary schools in Eastern, NC to implement STEAM lessons into our curriculum. These may seem like ordinary school subjects, but together these lessons promote higher-order thinking skills through hands-on learning. Promoting Innovation The content in our STEAM lessons […]

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