1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Back to School Goals

    We all know what back to school means. It’s the rush of getting supply lists fulfilled from Target, it’s the painful readjustment to a somewhat normal sleep schedule, and it’s the thrill of a completely new grade and new chapter. In all the hubbub that goes on, having a moment for some self-reflection is super important to help your child feel all the more prepared. With all the emotions and…Read More

  7. Summer Activities: Science

    Welcome back to our blog series on summer activities! In our first two blogs we talked about math and literacy activities, and today, we’ll be covering science. Science is one of those school subjects that kids tend to say they love doing — especially when experiments are involved. But if you’re worried about your kitchen turning into a volatile laboratory where smoke comes spewing out, fear…Read More

  8. Summer Activities: Math

    Welcome back to our blog series on summer activities for your family to enjoy! Beating the summer slide is essential for your child to do well in the coming school year, and our middle school in Loveland is more than happy to provide you with some ideas of math activities that are fun, while also making a difference. Let’s face it, math gets a bad reputation. But math is truly everywhere, in nea…Read More

  9. Summer Activities: Literacy

    In the summer months, it can be very easy to slip out of routine. Every other month and every other season seems to be filled with scheduled activities and events. When summer comes around, it finally feels like we can breathe for a moment, and some of the regular chaos can begin to subside. However, we don’t want routine to totally slip from our grasps, because academic achievements can quickly…Read More

  10. Understanding STEM

    An educational buzzword that has grown in popularity over the past decade or so, STEM is still a word that has a fair amount of mystery attached to it. Many hear this word and think of it in certain ways or certain contexts, but in today’s blog, our charter school is going to break down its meaning, and sift through the fact and fiction. Read on to learn more about STEM — you very well might b…Read More