Ghost Apps? – 5 Things to Do to Keep Your Child Safe

Our schools offer a STEM-focused education that successfully prepares students for tomorrow. We offer a safe and positive environment for them to learn and grow. Technology is a big part of our culture-from computer labs to building robots—and everything in-between. Technology however wonderful, can be a double-edged sword. This blogpost is about an issue we […]

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5 Ways to Get Rid of Homework Hassles!

…for good! We are well into the school year and homework is a routine your young one(s) may wish would go away for good! When we were in elementary school, we probably felt the same way. We thought we had more important things to do! We had to watch our favorite television programs, talk to […]

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Whole New Year! Whole New Blog!

Welcome to School Year 2015-2016! As the title suggests, this year’s blog will take a new direction. At Concept Schools, we try every day to address the hopes, fears, aspirations and challenges our students, teachers and parents feel. Being true to that mission has brought us to three new ideas for this communication platform: Blog […]

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Ohio Teacher’s Homemade Breakfast Eases Test Anxiety

Third grade students at Horizon Science Academy-Dayton Elementary took the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) in Reading today, April 29, 2015.  Students arrived today greeted by Ms. Amstutz who had written an important message on the board for her students.  The message read:  I Believe in YOU! Students were treated to a hot breakfast prepared by […]

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Rewards of Being a Music Teacher (STEAM Education Part I)

Music in STEAM Education Part I Several weeks ago, a third grader asked me, “Ms. Bearden, is being a teacher frustrating?” You have no idea, I thought. “Well Sara, it can be very frustrating sometimes, but the rewards you get from teaching make all the difference.” “But Ms. Bearden, is teaching difficult?” “It can be,” I […]

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Employers Want STEM Skills and Soft Skills: We’ve Got Them

Most In-demand Bachelor’s Degrees in 2015 (Forbes Magazine) Finance Accounting Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Business Administration/Management Electrical Engineering Information Sciences & Systems Marketing Logistics/Supply Chain Management Information Systems This list has “STEM” written all over it. But possessing a desirable degree isn’t enough in today’s competitive job marker. Employers want someone who is easy to […]

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