Helping Your Teen Develop a Growth Mindset

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According to Stanford University's professor Carol Dweck, the beliefs children have about intelligence, effort, and struggle impact the choices they make about learning. She divides the beliefs of both students and their parents into two views of intelligence - a fixed or a growth mindset. Parents can be instrumental in which mindset their children develop. Here is a review from Mindsetkit.org with some suggestions for parents:

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Social Media Literacy at Templeton Academy

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According to a recent report by Common Sense Media, teens spend more time with media than they do in school. It is increasingly challenging to monitor or even understand the things they do with social media and technology. Many parents are concerned about their teens’ relationship with social media. At Templeton Academy we take a proactive approach to ensuring that our students apply critical thinking to analyzing and evaluating the role of social media in their lives.

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Is Experiential Learning Good For Your Teen's Brain?

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 Families who are considering Templeton Academy as a choice for private school education are interested in our experiential learning program. We have a unique “city as our classroom” approach to encouraging students to explore the resources in the community. Washington DC is an ideal metro area for this because of its richness in cultural and historical resources. Our classes are seminar-based,and students have responsibility for actively participating in discussions, problem-solving, and team projects. 

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Will Your Teen Fit In at a Private School?

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“Most people who are here aren’t here just because it’s a school in their neighborhood, but they’re looking for a place that fits them.  It’s a different feeling to fit in and it gives a different level of confidence.” 10th Grade Student, Blyth-Templeton Academy

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Your Teen Won't Feel Lost In Our Small School

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"At Blyth-Templeton Academy, we’re very proud to have embraced the micro school model and the level of learning, personalization, and community that comes with such a structure. Our focus on each and every one of our students is unencumbered and I know that if you have the opportunity to talk to our students and parents, you’ll find that this type of environment is having a profound impact on learning." Temp Keller, Co-founder and Director

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