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November 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Homework: The Debate Continues - By Jill Singleton, Head of School

Homework: The Debate Continues

Ask three educators whether they think homework is a valuable tool for promoting academic…

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Added by All Saints Episcopal Day School on November 27, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments

Choosing the Right Preschool For Your Child: A Parent's Perspective

Choosing the pre school that’s right for your child can be a nerve-wracking affair, especially when it’s your first time. This decision is intensely personal and may even differ for each child in your family. Some steps you can take to ease the process are:

  1. List your priorities:…
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Added by Schools 'N More on November 22, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments

I thought I would never lose my pregnancy weight

I'm a busy working mother that lost 40 pounds and now feel so much more energy and strength.

 

While I was pregnant with my son, I questioned if I would ever be able to lose the weight I was putting on.

 

Once I gave birth to my son, I had put on over 40 pounds, and the thought of being able to button my old jeans up over my expanded stomach seemed almost impossible. I didn't want my stomach to stick out every time I wore a  going…

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Added by Nagina Abdullah on November 17, 2013 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Don't Let-go this Wonderful Work of Art (Reviewing Lego Art Exhibit in NYC)

My nephews, 6 and 9, started building with Lego some four years ago. They started and never let it go. Till date, their eyes sparkle at the sight of Lego. Some new Lego on the block, is always on their wish-list, and all their earned points at home go towards procuring more Lego sets. Their house is full of the most outlandish Lego creatures, which the boys nurture with utmost possessiveness. Afterall those multi limbed rocket…

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Added by Nidhi Thakur on November 11, 2013 at 11:24pm — 1 Comment

Small but Mighty- The Beauty of Small Schools

Jill Singleton

Head of School

All Saints Episcopal Day School

 

Those of us lucky enough to lead small schools often refer to the “magic” or “enchantment” of school schools.  I am always inspired when I attend the Small Schools Conference in Falmouth, Massachusetts.  Over the course of three days, heads of small schools from around the country are able to share stories and recharge our excitement about our unique school communities.  While many small schools are…

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Added by All Saints Episcopal Day School on November 11, 2013 at 4:33pm — 1 Comment

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