Cedar Hill Prep Blog

Leveraging Cognitive Skills — A Unique Approach To Boost Our Students' Cognitive Abilities

Posted by Nandini Menon on Jan 31, 2016 9:35:58 PM

As you might know, I held the first parents' education session "Leveraging Cognitive Skills" last week, and I wanted to share the slides and some key elements with you:

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Topics: Prospective Parents, Testing, School Beliefs

10 Skills Your Child Should Have Before Kindergarten

Posted by Ruth Sulitzer on May 5, 2015 6:25:00 PM

Do you remember when you were in kindergarten? You probably played, painted, cut and pasted. Many parents who have small children entering kindergarten are surprised and confused by the different expectations on their kids nowadays.

However, the expected skill set can vary greatly depending on what type of school you are sending your child to, which school district you are in and where in the country you are located. 

Many schools focus either on fine-motor skills development or on academic achievements - but here at Cedar Hill Prep we believe that children need both.

Here are 10 essential skills all our 5 and 6-year-olds should know before they start kindergarten.

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Topics: Prospective Parents, Testing, School Beliefs

10 Tips How You Can Help Your Child Prepare For SSAT

Posted by Nandini Menon on Mar 24, 2015 2:24:00 PM

The Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) assesses proficiency in both Language Arts and Math. It is used by many private schools across the country as an admission factor for middle school and high school. 

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Topics: Testing

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