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    MEDIUM.COM

    Written by Marilyn Pryle, Ed.D.

    July 29, 2020

    As most of us face a partially or fully virtual start to the new school year, it might be beneficial to hear what students said they found most helpful for their own learning with online education. I teach 10th grade English in a public high school in Pennsylvania, and at the end of the school year this past spring, I asked my students to respond to the following question: What did any teacher do that helped you with online learning?

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    For parents who can afford it, a solution for fall: Bring the teachers to them

    THE WASHINGTON POST

    Written by Laura Meckler & Hannah Natanson

    July 17, 2020

    Fed up with remote education, parents who can pay have a new plan for fall: import teachers to their homes.

    This goes beyond tutoring. In some cases, families are teaming up to form “pandemic pods,” where clusters of students receive professional instruction for several hours each day. 

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    SMITH RIVAS BLOG

    Study Skills & Academic Coaching

    Written by Paul Rivas

    June 8, 2020

    Published every Monday morning, The Study Skills Revolution features: timely, original, and practical advice on study skills and time management; profiles of our favorite colleagues; book recommendations; college success tips; and study skills resources.

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    How to do Your Homework on Selecting a Private School

    NORTHERN VIRGINIA MAGAZINE

    Written by Holly Leber Simmons

    November 9, 2018

    Choosing to send your child to private school can be a daunting decision. Here, education experts offer advice on what to consider before making the leap.

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    WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE

    Written by Elaina Plott

    October 7, 2016

    New private schools are disrupting the education landscape—and may force some well-known institutions to do their homework. 

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    EDUCATION WEEK

    Written by Julie Depenbrock

    November 18, 2016

     

    Where the president's children attend school has long been a topic fraught with debate. Where the son of President-elect Donald Trump goes—perhaps even more so.

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    WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE

    Written by Hallie Golden

    October 27, 2014

    Looking for a private school that’s a great fit for your child? Here’s a guide to some of the area’s best. Plus—what to say (and not say) during an admissions interview.

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    NORTHERN VIRGINIA MAGAZINE

    Written by Renee Sklarew

    August 2012

     

    Because elementary-aged students have a wide range of options in Northern Virginia, some families seek advice from educational consultants.

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    WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE

    Written by Mollie Reilly

    October 10, 2011

     

    Here are the schools that experts say truly stand out—and why. Plus, a list of all the area’s private high schools. 

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