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The Woods Academy Blog

Why Co-Ed?

Unfortunately, there is no conclusive research that identifies that one has a real advantage over another. Yet, there are some important benefits to a co-ed elementary school worth highlighting.

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Move Over #2 Pencils

The thought of standardized testing brings many of us back to our youth – a bit of fear ensues and the smell of fresh #2 pencils linger in our memory. However, there is no need to fret! Let’s clear the air on standardized testing at the elementary and middle school levels.

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Approaching Tough Conversations With Your Child

Given the barrage of upsetting and intense news these days, I sometimes have parents ask whether they should be talking with their children about a particular topic (war, racial injustice, mental health, political polarization, economic stress just to name a few), or whether they should shield them altogether from certain issues. It can be hard to answer that question, as there is no “one size fits all” response.

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News from Campus

La ville de Québec

Seventh grade French students have been studying the beautiful city of Québec recently. In a normal year, we would have been able to travel there, but even though we can’t do that we’re still doing our best to imagine ourselves visiting one of the oldest cities in North America.

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