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Learning Styles: The Analytic Learner

By Better Together Blog
Written by Dr. Connie Lawernce, Dean of Academics

Learning Styles: The Analytic Learner

Learning is a multi-faceted process and the student who knows how to use all learning styles will gain a deeper knowledge. However, while the analytic learner can appear to be the “perfect student,” like all styles, they have strengths and weaknesses. Praise God that He has made us able to learn in multiple ways! Read More

Learning Styles: The Collaborative Learner

By Better Together Blog
Written by Dr. Connie Lawernce, Dean of Academics

Learning Styles: The Collaborative Learner

Did you know there are FOUR different types of learning styles?

While recognizing your students’ learning style may not directly improve their learning, it makes an incredible difference in their engagement and motivation toward the subject. Bernice McCarthy notes in her 4Mat System that although everyone has all four learning styles, there is almost always one preferred style.

PCA uses this method to engage your students when learning new concepts. In these upcoming articles, I will be discussing each of the four styles and how you can support your learners at home! Read More

A New Quarter: Growing in School By Looking Back, Looking Around, and Looking Forward

By Better Together Blog
Written by Dr. Connie Lawernce, Dean of Academics

Getting Better

We are already two weeks into our second quarter, and finishing off the first quarter was a milestone in the 2021-2022 school year!

These new beginnings allow us to look back, look around, and look forward, always seeking to grow into better learners so that we can become all that we are created to be. I encourage you to read the article below and discuss with your child areas in which he or she wants to grow. Praise God for His goodness and for your children!

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Participating in the Speech Meet: “Why Do I Have To?”

By Better Together Blog
Written by Dr. Connie Lawernce, Dean of Academics

Why Do I Have to…

Participate in the Speech Meet?

Often students ask why they have to do something for school, such as memorize scripture or participate in the Speech Meet and we haven’t provided parents with the reason(s). Since, for our Lower School students, the Speech Meet takes place each year, this article explains the purpose of this event. As always, the more students put into the event; the more they get out of it.
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When Homework is Stressful

By Better Together Blog
Written by Dr. Connie Lawernce, Dean of Academics

When Homework is Stressful

Uninvited stress. Everyone understands this feeling, both young students and those of a wiser age. The way we approach academic stress is vital to our long-term learning and recall skills. Learn helpful tips to facing the challenge of academic stress with your student in this week’s article.
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