Online School vs. Home Schooling

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This post, from Sophia High School, highlights very important aspects of online learning. Many parents seem to conflate online schools with home schooling, or supporting a child whose regular classes have been temporarily taken online. Click here to read the full article: Online school vs. Home Schooling      

Reasons to study at Sophia High School

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Are you considering an online school for your child? If so (and even if you are still wedded to the idea of having your child attend a bricks and mortar school, this is worth a read), here are 10 excellent reasons to study at Sophia High School.   1- Teacher:Student ratio   Sophia High School … Read more

Online vs face to face learning

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Online learning is exactly what it sounds like: teachers lead their classes virtually, while students study from home. Face to face learning is the traditional way of studying by going to a brick and mortar school every day. Which one is better? Read to learn the costs and benefits of online vs face to face … Read more

Expat support abroad

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Whether you are a parent or a child, relocating to a new country will put you in one of two categories. Some find the whole moving abroad experience sad, intimidating and stressful because they are leaving their home, circle of friends, dear family members and maybe pets: basically their life as they know it. Others … Read more

The importance of Recess and Play

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Research has demonstrated over and over the role of recess and play in our fast-paced modern world. Play is essential to a child’s cognitive, physical, social and emotional well-being. How long should the break be? Psychologists recommend two 15 minute breaks every day, plus a good lunch break of 20 minutes. Why the break? It … Read more

Questions to ask your child’s teachers to understand your child’s learning potential

Every time parents get their child’s school report, they are quite surprised to discover their child’s ‘real’ academic level. Many of them feel that parent-teacher meetings are not long enough, there isn’t enough time to ask all the questions they would like and that teachers’ reports tend to reinforce their child’s strengths and make their … Read more