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Prepping for College with Heidi Teplitz: Part One

Q&A with Heidi Teplitz, Director, College Advising, North Broward Preparatory School Q: At what point in the college decision-making process are seniors right now? A: May 1st was the national deadline to pay a tuition/enrollment deposit. For some students, it’s more »

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Essential Teaching Protocols for 21st Century Learning

By Nikki Morrell, English Teacher, Lake Mary Preparatory School I spent a semester of college staring at a William Butler Yeats quote that my professor proudly posted on her bulletin board:  “Education is not the filling of a pail, but more »

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Helpful Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss for Younger Students

According to studies conducted over the past two decades, students lose an average of a month’s worth of instruction over the course of each vacation, with the most significant deficits occurring in the areas of math and spelling. Teachers often more »

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Helpful Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss for Older Students

With the current school year nearing its end, many parents are thinking of ways to keep their children’s minds occupied during the lazy days of summer. While some students may prefer to spend those days watching television or playing video more »

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Visible Thinking: A Learning Technique to Ensure the Development of Critical Thinking Skills

What do you think you know about creating a culture of thinking? What questions or puzzles do you have? What does the topic make you want to explore? Over 40 administrators and faculty from the Meritas Family of Schools recently more »

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“One Student at a Time” – Meritas Family of Schools featured in Education Week

Commentary featured in Education Week by Meritas Family of Schools Chief Academic Officer David Hicks regarding personalized education I oversee the education of more than 11,500 students in a family of 10 schools spread over three continents—North America, Europe, and Asia—but 35 years more »

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At Léman Manhattan Prep, Critical Thinking is Key

By Anam Baig Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, part of the Meritas group of international private and boarding college prep schools, promises a dynamic, culturally aware education for all of its pre-kindergarten through high school students. Formerly known as Claremont Preparatory more »

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Meritas Family of Schools and Feeding Children Everywhere Announce Five-Year Partnership

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates 925 million people are undernourished; more people are going hungry than the populations of the U.S., Canada and the European Union more »

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Meritas Family Of Schools

Meritas is a worldwide family of elite college-preparatory schools that provides highly personalized education to more than 11,500 students at our ten private schools and boarding schools across the globe.

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