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Category Archives: Principal’s Office
At the beginning of the century the term 21st Century Skills became one of the biggest drivers of change in education. This was fitting. The 21st century is very different from the 20th century in terms of society, industry, communications, … Continue reading
Much can, and has been said about the changing value of a college education. This post is not an attempt to answer the question of whether or not going to college is worthwhile. Rather, this post is intended to share … Continue reading
One of the great benefits of homeschooling is the ability to take advantage of learning opportunities presented by significant events as they happen. There are no artificially imposed calendar restraints. The upcoming August 21, 2017, total eclipse is a case … Continue reading
Congratulations to Anna DeVolld for being published in Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse Magazine. Another example of great accomplishments from a homeschooled student. Click the picture to read a copy of Anna’s article.
Americans are not active enough. I don’t expect any pushback on that statement. Childhood and adult obesity have been in the headlines for quite some time. More exercise and a healthier diet are things most of us strive for. Something … Continue reading
Last Friday, we joined a group of students and parents on a tour of Alaska’s Institute of Technology (AVTEC) in Seward. (https://www.avtec.edu) Our tour guide, Rachel, gave us a whirlwind tour of most of AVTEC’s programs, showed us the dorms, the … Continue reading
I just read an article about how “student-centered” learning is the future of education. Imagine that! I prefer using the term “personalized learning,” but the idea is the same. Provide students with learning opportunities based on their interests and passions, … Continue reading
Yes, the new school year is nearly here for most students on the Kenai Peninsula. I hope everyone reading this had a great summer. While I don’t like the idea of losing the ability to go fishing anytime, or just sitting out … Continue reading
I recently came across an article I found quite interesting. Free-range kids: Nature-based preschools growing in the Duluth area by: Jana Hollingsworth The article exposes the growing popularity of outdoor preschools in Duluth, MN. The premise of these programs is … Continue reading
Graduation is a special time for students, families, and teachers. Last night, at the Soldotna High School Auditorium, we celebrated the completion of high school for some of our Connections’ students. Connections’ graduation ceremony is a unique event. It is special, … Continue reading