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Helping Students Build Resilience

Posted by Currey Ingram Academy on Nov 3, 2020 5:25:33 AM

If children are to experience the world as fully as possible - along with the joys and pains that go along with it - they must have resilience. It is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress. Resilience is not just about bouncing back and carrying on; it is also the ability to thrive and grow as individuals.

With children facing so much stress from today’s extraordinary circumstances, high achievement standards, mass media, and peer pressure, building resilience is essential now more than ever. Fortunately, resilience isn’t something extraordinary; it’s not a personality trait that only a few possess. Resilience can be learned.

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Topics: Parenting, wellbeing

Important Questions to Ask When Choosing A Boarding School For Your Child

Posted by Currey Ingram Academy on Oct 7, 2020 10:25:49 AM

With hundreds of boarding schools across the United States, finding one that meets your child’s learning needs can be a challenging process. Whether you’re looking for a performing arts school, a college preparatory school, or a school for students with learning differences, it’s important to ask the right questions so you can make an informed decision.

Brentwood private school, Currey Ingram Academy, has compiled a list of the top eight questions parents frequently ask when looking at their Residential Life program.

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How Boarding Schools Promote Student Independence

Posted by Currey Ingram Academy on Sep 4, 2020 7:52:58 AM

As a parent, you have carefully considered your child’s academic future, probably for as long as you can remember. Imagining your child navigating the uncharted waters of adulthood can be a daunting prospect. Will he or she be equipped with the essential life skills necessary to face the real world after high school? Boarding schools can provide your child with the courage and the confidence they need to succeed within the classroom and in life beyond it.

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Topics: education

How a Boarding School Can Help Develop Students’ Executive Function Skills

Posted by Currey Ingram Academy on Jul 23, 2020 6:46:58 AM

Brentwood boarding school Currey Ingram Academy recognizes the crucial role Executive Function (EF) plays in a person’s success in school and in life. The faculty and staff share a common goal of helping all students make strides in this area.

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Topics: education, Learning, wellbeing

Ways to Make This The Best High School Year Ever

Posted by Currey Ingram Academy on Jun 23, 2020 1:08:40 PM

COVID-19 has affected our lives in so many different ways, including how students learn. What the coming school year will look like for families and students remains uncertain, and in-person classes may not yet be possible in certain locations. However, to the student, there are things you can do to make this your best high school year yet.

Improve your study habits.

Some of your current study habits might not work in college, where course requirements will be more demanding. Find a study area at home where there are little or no distractions, and establish rules. If you’re studying in your room, let family members know when your door is closed, it means that you don’t want to be disturbed.

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