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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Back to School!

    Summer is winding down and school is right around the corner. For many families this is a busy time of year as vacations are taken, sports are starting, and the summer schedule is about to come to an end. Getting prepared for the start of a new school year can help you be more organized, less stressed, and give your kids a great beginning! Sleep Schedule Chances are, your kid’s summer routine lo…Read More

  10. The Importance of a Healthy Breakfast

    A nutritious diet is incredibly important, especially for school-aged children. Getting the right nutrients sets kids up for a great day of school, and can assist in learning. But getting those healthy meals in your kids can be a challenge, especially for busy moms and dads during the school year. If you are running out of ideas for healthy breakfasts, read on for some great tips! Feed your childr…Read More