Decision-making is a matter of listing out pros and cons, analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of each scenario, and making a final choice to move forward in one direction or another. We make decisions in every aspect of our lives, … Continue reading Giving Your Child the Magnet School Advantage
Magnet schools – whether at the Pre-K, elementary, or high school level – can provide children with a solid and immersive educational experience. Magnet schools offer innovative classroom environments that encourage students to engage with their education and set them … Continue reading Tips for Researching the Top Magnet Schools in CT
High school is a critical time in a student’s life because it’s the time for them to learn how to be independent, develop good study habits, and perfect their time management skills so they can be prepared for their college … Continue reading How to Earn College Credits in High School at Connecticut River Academy
Connecticut River Academy trains young minds in a modern way. Do you remember your high school teachers, drilling you with repetition? Testing the number of answers you could memorize? Expecting you to reproduce knowledge on-demand? We now teach differently. At … Continue reading What are the Habits of Mind?
Every parent wishes achievement for their teen, right? You want them learn as much as they can, develop passions, and become self-motivated. You know that their interests are surely self-directed, but with a little careful guidance, the subjects that they … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Consider a College Prep High School
A Reggio Emilia School offers an open-minded, exploratory method of early-childhood learning that encourages diversity, flexibility and relationship-building. Geared towards student-directed activities and play, Reggio Emilia is a modern technique that appeals to the ideals of many families. Children learn … Continue reading How Children Learn at a Reggio Emilia School
We know how busy parenting can be. Making sure that your child has all the nurturing and enrichment they need; running from work to family obligations, keeping up on your home, accomplishing daily chores, and devoting time to relationships – … Continue reading A Magnet School Program Designed for Busy Parents
Your teen’s high school experience can do more than just educate – it can provide a lasting source of passion for learning, as well as help your teen develop into a respectful and responsible adult. Providing your teen with a … Continue reading What a Magnet High School Can Offer Your Teen
Fostering an interest in environmental science beginning at the high school level is not only a great way to inspire a valuable career, but also to instill positive values in teenagers. At its core, Connecticut River Academy — a magnet … Continue reading The Importance of Environmental Studies in a High School Education
Searching for the right elementary school for your child can be a challenging experience. Matching a school’s mission with your family’s ethos can be at the forefront of your mind, while at the same time, you’re also considering academics, creativity … Continue reading 4 Key Benefits of Magnet Schools for Children
There is no denying the pervasiveness of technology in today’s world. The best thing that we can do for the future of our teens is to prepare them with the right tools for success, both with hard and soft workplace … Continue reading How a Technology High School Can Benefit Your Teen
The Reggio Emilia Approach is a core philosophy of preschool education which gives advocacy to children within the classroom. At Riverside Magnet School, we take a Reggio Emilia inspired approach to learning. We celebrate the learning process with reflection, documentation, … Continue reading What is the Reggio Emilia Approach and Why Does it Matter?
CTRA students can take 30 tuition-free, transferable college credits while still in high school. Watch to learn about Goodwin’s early college high school in CT. Continue reading Watch: Students Find Success at Connecticut River Academy
A Connecticut River Academy mom speaks about her son’s positive experience at the magnet school. One area mother first heard about the Connecticut River Academy through a friend who was attending Goodwin College. “My son is very interested in the … Continue reading Connecticut River Academy Success Story