Help Students Find Passion
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Help Students Find Passion

For some, it started during play time: setting up a class of stuffed animals, building cities of legos, or crafting the perfect pretend pie.  For others, a teacher or professor piqued an interest, or a personal experience meant choosing an alternate path.  We find our passions in different ways at different times, but it is the finding … Continue reading

Why Personalization?
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Why Personalization?

By Susan B. Rose, Personalized Learning Coordinator at Grandview Preparatory School The days of one specific curriculum recipe satisfying the needs of each student are over.  The educational structures set up for educating masses of children during the industrial era are not relevant today.  Scott Barry Kaufman (2013) proposes we consider students’ “personal characteristics and … Continue reading

Entrepreneurship: A Must for K-12 Education
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Entrepreneurship: A Must for K-12 Education

Entrepreneurship is all the rage.  Over the last ten years, colleges and universities have been adding entrepreneur classes and programs for both graduate and undergraduate students at warp speed– and now, entrepreneur centers and departments are a staple of higher education programs.  And it’s not limited to academia: businesses offer entrepreneurship workshops and trainings, books … Continue reading

It’s more than “just P.E.”
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It’s more than “just P.E.”

Browse any fitness blog or education twitter feed and you’re sure to find discussions about the implications of childhood obesity and the changing face of education.  Health and education are in the news all across the nation as schools grapple with budget cuts, the implementation of Common Core standards, and the quintessential question: how can … Continue reading

Holiday Greetings from Grandview!
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Holiday Greetings from Grandview!

The weather may be warm, but that does not stop us from getting into the holiday spirit here at Grandview! The month of December has been filled with celebrations and preparations for the holiday season.  Here is a glimpse of the holiday fun at GPS: Our upper school students kicked off the holiday season with … Continue reading

Grandview Packs 130 Care Packages for Overseas Troops
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Grandview Packs 130 Care Packages for Overseas Troops

Grandview students of all ages worked together to pack 130 care packages today to send to servicemen and servicewomen stationed overseas this holiday season. In the third consecutive year working with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, the school collected more than enough items to fill all 130 boxes, plus another 130 “Troop It Forward” boxes. The collection began … Continue reading