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While all children have the ability to learn, not all learners are created equal. Each child is unique and armed with different potential as well as styles that work best for learning and retaining information. To optimize your child’s learning potential, it is important that you understand your child’s preferred learning style and…(Read More)

Most parents are aware that tutoring services are available for children, however, many mistakenly believe that it is something reserved for children who are struggling in a certain topic. Tutoring is a powerful tool for any student, even the best ones! Although we keep a close eye on those who tend to fall behind, we…(Read More)

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, a little boy with a vivid imagination sat in his treehouse reading magical tales of beasts and heroes. His mother delighted in his foley, while his father scoffed and insisted on showing him the practical things in life such as woodworking and fixing things…(Read More)

  From the moment you discover you are pregnant, the hard decisions never stop. Once you think you’ve figured out what you are going to feed your youngster, what to use to cover their bottoms, and how you will discipline them and finally feel confident in your parenting skills, then you realize you have…(Read More)

When you are considering a private day school to support your child’s learning needs, chances are you are looking for a school that teaches your child to be a whole person. Any school can teach reading, writing, and arithmetic, but one of the benefits of choosing a private school is the inclusion of art…(Read More)

  There is a difference between literacy and education. The skills that are required to be a positive contributor to society go beyond memorizing facts and passing a particular curriculum. Values-based education focuses on instilling morals and values in children along with academic coursework to develop the total person. At Mizzentop Day School, we…(Read More)

Since the implementation of the first school uniforms, they have been a heavily debated topic and, until recently, used almost exclusively in private schools. In the last few years, more and more public schools have also been exploring the option of uniforms. Here we will discuss a few a few reasons why uniforms are important…(Read More)

One of the measurements a lot of parents care about when it comes to choosing a school is classroom size. It’s a statistic that a lot of schools talk about, whether they are a private school in New York or a large state college. But why do we put so much emphasis on class…(Read More)