1. How Parents Can Stay Sane With Kids at Home

    In our last post, we went over some tips on managing a new schedule and how to teach kids at home while our charter school is closed until March 27th. However, the staff at New Vision also recognize that many parents still need to work full-time jobs while their kids are running around the house. Managing these responsibilities can undoubtedly add a lot of stress, which clearly isn’t something t…Read More

  2. Tips For Teaching Kids at Home

    With schools closed and kids stuck at home, there are parents across the country who never thought that they would have to teach their kids full time, let alone try to complete their own work from home at the same time. Managing a new schedule while also trying to learn how to teach, keeping the kids busy and motivated, and trying not to stress out too much about the virus going around will be inc…Read More

  3. Why Core Knowledge is Important

    When your child is approaching school age, you probably do a lot of research into schools. You'll look at their neighborhood school, as well as other public schools, such as schools of choice, and private schools. You'll take note of their philosophy and the curriculum they use to teach the students that go there. In this respect, many parents have heard of Core Knowledge, but they may not know wh…Read More

  4. Encouraging a Distressed Student

    Middle school can be pretty complicated and tough for any student. Not only are they trying to succeed in their classes, but they are also learning to make friends and figure out the world around them. When going through difficult times, it can be incredibly discouraging for them and make them lose hope in a positive year. There is nothing more heartbreaking for a parent than to see their child in…Read More

  5. Helping Your Young One Set New Year’s Resolutions

    It’s pretty incredible that the year is coming to a close. It seems like we blinked and now 2020 is just around the corner. While this is, of course, the holiday season and a wonderful time to spend quality moments with your family, it is also a great time to reflect on your past year and to set goals for your future. While adults tend to make plans to hit the gym more, eat healthier, or achieve…Read More

  6. Preparing Your Child (And Yourself) For the School Year

    Wow. Summertime sure does seem to fly when you have snowstorms all the way into May! But yes, surprisingly it is time to start getting ready to send your child back to school. This fact likely causes groans from the young ones (and possibly a little celebration from you), but like it or not, it is that time of year again! Whether your young one is brand new to middle school or not, there is always…Read More

  7. 5 Things Educators Want You To Teach Your Child

    At New Vision Charter School in Loveland, we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional education for every child. From academics to social-emotional growth, from discovering new passions and curiosities to learning who they are as people, our students experience the best school experience with our charter school. With that being said, a vast part of your child’s growing up experience happens o…Read More

  8. How to Talk to Teachers When There’s A Conflict

    The end of the school year leaves many people with emotions running high. The stress of report cards, the behaviors that can start up when summer is on the horizon — everything can leave people feeling a bit more frazzled. At some point in your child’s academics, there will likely be a time when you need to talk to their teacher, and it won’t be about how perfect your child is as a student. …Read More

  9. Checking in With Your Child’s Academics

    If you can believe it, we’re more than halfway through the school year. The middle of winter is when you can expect conferences and progress reports, but what do these really mean, and what do they say about your child’s academics and learning. And also, why is this important? The middle of the year is ultimately a great opportunity for checking in and making sure our kiddos finish out the yea…Read More

  10. Halloween Math Games

    Halloween is coming up, which every child is understandably excited for. Costumes, candy, trick-or-treating, and of course, math games — what more can you ask for? Your kids might not immediately think that math and Halloween go together, but this is a perfect time to practice some skills from school at home — and have fun while they’re at it! Building in academics is a sound way to build cu…Read More