Information Overload We've made a Faustian bargain: We can now access free and unlimited information, but we don't know how to measure the accuracy of this information. The keynote speaker at the Independent Educational Consultants Association conference in Boston proposed that we've made a deal with the devil. Dr. Daniel Levitin, a brilliant neuroscientist and [...]
Come get your coding on! From August 1st-August 12th, we will be teaching a coding course at Newmark Education in Scotch Plains. Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to join. Classes will be Monday-Friday, 8:30am-2:30pm, with a half hour lunch break. Students should bring their own laptops and lunches. Call for more information.
Note: Class of 2016: There are no changes to the college admission process for this class. Note: Class of 2017: Some colleges will offer additional options for applying, but all will still accept the Common Application or another alternative such as their own application. If your student does not have materials suitable for a portfolio [...]
Many of us struggle in one way or another, with focus, with procrastinating, or with physical challenges. Our own Co-Founder Nicole Oringer understands first-hand what it's like to have to persevere and show resilience during the difficult teenage years. Her experience is one of the reasons she is a strong woman today, and why she [...]
With summer upon us, it's time to think about some fun summer reading and maybe some writing practice as well. I remember spending long summer hours in the air-conditioned retreat of my public library, wandering through the stacks and picking up an interesting-looking book, browsing it for awhile, picking another, browsing it, and so on. [...]
FlexSchool, our alternative private middle and high school, received accreditation from the National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPSA) this past week! This has been a huge undertaking, and it means that we can expand our student population. If you are interested in learning more about FlexSchool, check out our website or call us at 908 322-0533.