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Kindergarten, Primary School

Help Your Child Become an Early Reader
By BASIS Independent Academies on February 27, 2019

Parents can foster an early interest in reading by talking, singing, reading and listening to their babies and toddlers. Scholastic suggests that in families that actively support learning,...

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Kindergarten

Kindergarten Readiness: Is Your Child Ready for School?
By BASIS Independent Academies on February 13, 2019

Your child may be old enough to start kindergarten – but is he or she ready? Starting their formal education is a rite of passage, albeit exciting for them and emotional for you. It’s...

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Liberal Arts Education, STEM

STEM vs Liberal Arts in Elementary, Middle and High School
By BASIS Independent Academies on January 31, 2019

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is a huge focus in K-12 schools around the world, and for good reason. According to the US Department of Commerce’s Economics and...

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Private School, Public School, Charter School

Public vs Charter vs Private Schools
By BASIS Independent Academies on January 24, 2019

Some differences between public, charter and private schools are obvious, while others are more subtle. Deciding which type of school is right for your child requires that you fully...

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Private School

What to Look for in a Private School
By BASIS Independent Academies on October 17, 2018

Public or private school? The decision is personal –  and complicated –  to say the least. Maybe your child is bored and asking for a change. Maybe he’s struggling and no one seems to...

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Liberal Arts Education, Primary School

Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education in Primary School
By BASIS Independent Academies on October 16, 2018

Many new parents are curious about the benefits of liberal arts education in elementary school. Answering that question requires us to first understand what a liberal arts education looks...

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Kindergarten

Benefits of Full Day Kindergarten
By BASIS Independent Academies on October 15, 2018

Kindergarten forms the foundation for a lifetime of learning. In fact, the development of strong social skills during kindergarten has been linked to adult success and wellness.

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