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Giving Students a Chance - And The Space

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 right California sunlight sparkles through large windows on a campus in Huntington Beach where students have attended the Hebrew Academy for over 50 years. Throughout this time, the campus has been reinvented to meet the ever-changing needs of a new era in education. Technology, top-tier academics, critical thinking and creativity coincide to create innovative solutions to current and future challenges students themselves identify. The MakerSpace art room was designed for and by next-generation learners. It is open, spacious, and generously stocked with an array of enticing art supplies and intriguing materials for students to create, experiment, and collaborate with, as they realize the potential they have to create a new… Read More »

Top 4 things you can do to support school success

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Four things parents can do to support their child’s success in kindergarten and beyond:

Expose your child to a range of books and nurture language development.  Read aloud to your child and talk with them about the setting, characters, and events in the story. Look for opportunities in daily activities to build vocabulary. High-quality computer literacy games can support language development but do not take the place of child-focused discussion and conversation. This kind of language development will enable them to express themselves, describe their needs, and understand other children in the classroom and in the playground.  Communication skills are crucial to their success and promote confidence in… Read More »

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