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Top Five Benefits of Private Pre-Prep School

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Your children’s first steps into the world of education are the most important. These steps can influence so many things about their future, from their progress at school to the academic opportunities they can access in the future. There is no such thing as being too careful when it comes to choosing a good pre-prep school for the kids.
Before you go ahead and compare schools, however, it is actually a good idea to take the time to fully understand the benefits of pre-prep schools and courses. That is why we are going to discuss the top five benefits of pre-prep school, especially private schools.

The Rape of Innocence

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This blog post refers to the events that took place last week - the rape of a 6-year old in school. Today, Snubnose came home talking about the little girl who was raped in school. Yes, she used the word rape. Yes, she is all of eight years old. I first heard the news through my Whatsapp ...

A Meta-Physical or Some Such Conversation with Snubnose

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Recently, snubnose has really expanded her thinking. In school, she is currently learning about the earth, the rotation and revolution of it, the seasons, and the day/night circles...all good things. But, I love how she tries to use what she learns and come up with new theories. Read on for some major meta-physical/philosophical stuff... Snubnose: I have an idea, ...

Components of a Book

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This year, the snubnose and her classmates have started doing projects: in-depth investigations into a single topic and then having to write about it. Most of these in-depth investigations and write ups are a lot of hooey, but there was one project that was super-impressive. This was a project on materials - all types of ...

Snubnose Experiences her First Sleepover

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Tonight, snubnose gets to experience her very first sleepover. Her school is having an astronomy session - a night under the stars bundled in a sleeping bag and armed with a telescope. There will be a stargazing session and some discussions on the moon's waxing and waning. Adding in story time and snacks, I just ...