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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, Character Development, Child Development, Middle School, Preschool, Rippowam Cisqua School

School Choice: 10 Differences Between Public and Private School

Choosing where your child attends school is a major decision, especially in the age of what feels like a limitless choice. Public, private, parochial, home, magnet, charter — we all wish we had a crystal ball, and that money was never an object. But choices abound and they all factor in when trying to select …