1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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

  8. Social Media in Middle School: Part II

    We are back with part 2 in our series on middle schoolers and social media. While parents of this generation didn’t have the option to be constantly connected, many middle schoolers today have their own smartphones, have social media they can check on all day, and have a very different social experience. Parents may feel they don’t know how to lay ground rules regarding social media because th…Read More

  9. Social Media and Middle School: Part 1

    Every generation has its struggles, those things that parents and kids never seem to agree on, and the experts weigh in on frequently. Middle schoolers of today have to contend with the constant prevalence of social media, and the constant tension that might exist with their parents and teachers. Social media has brought a whole new level of connectedness to our children, and they can always see w…Read More

  10. Get The Most Out of Your Next Parent Teacher Conference

    Fall is in the air, and that means parent teacher conferences are on the horizon. These meetings are a great time to check in with your child’s teacher (or teachers) and express any concerns, or ask any questions you may have. While teachers are open to communication all throughout the year, parent teacher conferences are a great time to have a face to face meeting and convey things that could b…Read More