November 07, 2018
“Why?” Is the Question Young children are consistently asking “why?” They have an instinctive need to know about everything that enters their worlds. Their senses are hard wired to be on the alert for stimuli which captures their interest. As we grow older, we continue to be curious about our environment, however, we may not […]Read More
Five Keys to Enhance Student Intrinsic Motivation We often hear that many students today are bored and not motivated in Pre-K – 12 schools. We have found that extrinsic motivation such as grades and rewards have little effect and are short-lived. Today, learners of all ages have diversions apart from school, with lives filled with […]Read More
“The Portfolio Project” What is a portfolio? Oak Hill Academy is excited to offer the opportunity for the eighth-grade class to create an online digital portfolio using my.bulbapp.com. The portfolio is a collection of the student’s academic and personal achievements. It will include projects, essays, personal reflections, descriptions of activities, pictures, and videos. Students can […]Read More
Collaborating Extends Learning People working together is essential for any successful endeavor. Whether it be for nations, companies, or families, working toward a common goal usually leads to the best possible outcome. In the educational setting, this is even more essential since collaboration is the primary focus of interaction. Students engage and learn from each […]Read More
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