Academics, Featured

The Digital Frontier: Pivoting to Remote Learning for Younger Students

Last July, our Academic Council spent three intensive days at a retreat to lay out the priorities for Rippowam Cisqua School’s academic program. We looked at every angle of a student’s school day and debated topics such as rigor and assessments, discussed the efficacy of various math curricula, considered the purpose of homework, and discussed …

Academics, Child Development, Elementary School, Preschool, Rippowam Cisqua School

How to Choose the Best Kindergarten Program for Your Child?

This is the third in a three-part series on Kindergarten readiness. You’ve determined your child is ready for Kindergarten and have a good handle on the skills they should learn during that critical first year of school. Now, you need to determine the best educational environment for your little learner. Here’s how to pick the right Kindergarten …

Academics, Elementary School, Preschool, Rippowam Cisqua School

What skills should my child learn in Kindergarten?

This is the second in a three-part series on Kindergarten readiness. You’ve determined that your child is ready for Kindergarten, but what will she learn when she gets there? Kindergarten is a crucial year for building the foundation of learning by developing literacy, math, and social skills. Therefore, it’s critical to choose the right program …

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