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The Educational Register

Parents will find the articles featured below especially helpful as they consider an independent school or summer program. Written by the heads of independent schools, private colleges and camps, they provide a unique and timely insight into various aspects of independent education. Articles from previous editions are also available using the search by keyword and category function. The Editor

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THE 21ST CENTURY SCHOOL: OFFERING A MORE RELEVANT AND INNOVATIVE EDUCATION
Mike Davis, Ph.D. Head of School Colorado Academy Denver, Colorado
If your school is not experimenting, you risk your survival

NAVIGATING THE ONLINE LEARNING LANDSCAPE
Wendy Drexler, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins University School of Education Baltimore, Maryland
Preparing students to learn in a new and different way

IN PRAISE OF LARGE SCHOOLS
Paul Stellato Head of School Princeton Day School Princeton, New Jersey
Opportunity is the name of the game

THE GROWTH OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAMS AT INDEPENDENT DAY SCHOOLS
Sid Rowell, M.A. Headmaster Gill St. Bernard's School Gladstone, NJ
It is in our shared interests to ensure that these students have a meaningful and positive experience in the U.S., and at the same time build a program that is sustainable

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ESSENTIAL: CHARACTER EDUCATION
Brendan J. O'Shea, Headmaster, Charleston Day School, Charleston, SC
Devoting time and resources is one reason families choose to enroll

THE ADVANTAGES OF SUMMER CAMPS FOR BOYS
Richard Ridgway, Co-director, Elk Creek Ranch, Cody, WY
All children respond to the authenticity and clarity of camp life, but it may be even more important for boys facing today's particular challenges

CHOOSING AN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
Patrick F. Bassett President and Senior Consultant Heads Up Educational Consulting Gainesville VA
Parents have an obligation to visit several and assess first-hand the climate and culture of each school, how teachers teach, students learn and everyone treats one another

SUMMER CAMP AND THE ROLE OF IMMERSIVE INFORMAL SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Donald Wacker and Dr. Jacob Noel-Storr, Science Camp Watonka, Hawley, PA
Where children can develop their exploration skills and scientific attitudes, and achieve a deeper scientific literacy

PARENTS AND EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS: PARTNERS IN THE SCHOOL SEARCH
Dr. Steven R. Antonoff Certified Educational Planner Antonoff Associates Inc. Denver, CO
Making an informed decision about which school is most appropriate for your child

TESTING FOR ADMISSION TO INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Dr. Bernice W. Munsey Member Emeritus, Independent Educational Consultants Association Leesburg, VA
Results of individually administered testing can help determine the most appropriate school placement

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ACCREDITATION: A GUIDE TO SCHOOL CHOICE
William M. Bennett Former Director, Commission on Independent Schools New England Association of Schools and Colleges Bedford, MA
Beyond program, standards and financial condition, accreditation can be a helpful indicator of quality

Authors Who Have Contributed Articles to The Educational Register Since 1941

Close to 1000 articles have been published in The Educational Register since it was first published in 1941. To search a complete list of authors and the schools, colleges and summer camps they represented, Click Here.
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