Navigating Your Child's Education: Grades 6-8

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Five Signs Your Child is Struggling with Schoolwork

By Scott Alexander on Mar 18, 2021 8:00 PM

Ups and downs in school are inevitable, and some subjects and grades might go more smoothly than others for your child. No child has a completely trouble-free school experience, but it’s important to be aware of issues that might have deeper roots and require more intensive intervention.

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The Growing Demand for Trade Workers

By Scott Laslo on Feb 25, 2021 8:00 PM

There are a number of careers spanning multitudes of markets in which the current workforce is aging out and retiring, and there are not enough young, equipped workers to take their place. If more young people do not begin to pursue skilled trades, we are going to see a significant worker shortage in coming years.

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Education: Indoctrination or Invitation?

By Troy McIntosh on Jan 28, 2021 8:00 PM

One of the great deficiencies of the modern education machine is that it treats learning as a mechanistic exercise in which information is fed to a student’s mind where it is processed, stored, and used as needed, almost as if the student were a computer grinding all the data that it receives from the outside. In this model, the computer itself (i.e. the student) does not really change, it just continues to store and use more information.

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