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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

Connecting and Serving are Vital during Covid-19

Posted by Jody Camp, Upper School Counselor on Apr 13, 2020 2:28:22 PM

At any time in life, it is important to find ways to connect with others and to give back. Connection and giving are things we aim to teach in Currey Ingram Upper School, alongside math, English, science, history, the arts, etc. Now, more than ever, we feel these two things are of the utmost importance. Humans need to feel connected to other humans, especially in times of crisis. Humans need to feel like they have purpose, like they are contributing to the world in some way. Connection and giving can raise self-esteem and contentment while lowering anxiety and depression, among other things. Below you will find some ideas for how to serve others, even during the COVID-19 crisis, as well as ways to stay in touch with others. If you have more ideas, send me an email, because I would love to hear about them.  

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Topics: education, anxiety, Learning

Learning Beyond the School Day: Alternative Learning Activities

Posted by Dr. Danielle Barton, Lower School Division Head on Apr 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM
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Topics: education, Learning

The Stages of Friendship

Posted by Dr. Danielle Barton, Lower School Division Head on Mar 18, 2020 12:00:00 PM
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Topics: education, anxiety

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