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Futures Blog

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At Futures Academy, we are constantly researching and sharing relevant topics that affect our students and families. We also have guest bloggers sharing their research and best practices. Read our blogs to learn more! 

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Developing a Growth Mindset. We can Help.

With a Growth Mindset comes the confidence to try new things and not be afraid of failure. While the journey is not a quick one, it can be extremely rewarding in the end.
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3 Tips to Overcome a Poor Progress Report

You want what's best for your child. Taking the time to consider their emotional well-being, work with their teacher, and find supportive alternatives will go a long way towards improving their academic performance.
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Bullying Prevention: Why Protecting Our Students Matters

October is Bullying Prevention Month. We at Futures Academy would like to draw attention to these issues and the ways we strive for a safe and nurturing school community.
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Rise of Teen Vaping and the Associated Risks

The dangers associated with vaping are vast and many teens and parents may not be aware of them. Futures Academy offers various health and well-being seminars at various campus locations.
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Students with Executive Function Challenges

Some students have weaknesses in executive functions and regardless of how bright they are, they struggle to do schoolwork and stay on top of things they’re responsible for.
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Achieving Full Potential Through Targeted Learning

We combine targeted learning with one-to-one instruction for student-centric learning. Our teachers adapt to student needs, letting them set the pace for mastering content sequentially.
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Creating a Culture of Happiness for Student Success

A study led by Christina Hinton, Ed.D., a Harvard Graduate School of Education lecturer concludes that happier students get better grades and do better in school.
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Easy Back to School Tips

Find the joy in smaller classes, individualized attention, guided study and a supportive atmosphere. When an instructor tailors a teaching method to a student’s unique needs, learning success increases exponentially.
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Transitioning to Middle School Doesn't Have to Be Traumatic

There are schools that recognize the importance of offering support to students during this tough transition – at the very time they need it most.
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Finding the Right School for Students with ADD/ADHD

Whether academic struggles have existed for a long time or are just beginning to show, you want to be sure your child is able to get the best possible education.
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Changing Your Lens: How Optimism Influences Your Reality

Our campuses provide a variety of workshops & opportunities for students to develop the habits proven to increase happiness.
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The Overwhelming Benefits of Summer School

With a myriad of benefits and opportunities for personal and academic growth, enrolling in Futures Academy Summer School is an easy choice.
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How to Keep Your Child Safe in the Digital Age

Parental involvement is very important for kids and teens that own electronics. Here are five ways to help your child stay safe on the Internet.
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Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential Through Targeted Learning

Parents have begun to realize the impact of classroom overcrowding and have decided to search for alternate options.
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Why More Learners Prefer Alternative Schools Over Traditional Schools

Many past students of alternative schooling have credited the approach as a significant turning point in their lives.
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Avoid Summer Learning Loss in Middle School and High School

Research has shown that long summer breaks are not the best for student learning outcomes.
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Help Your Child Excel in School

Helping your child succeed doesn't have to take all of your time and energy. By refocusing and looking for new opportunities you can watch him or her learn, grow, and excel.
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Rest Essential For Student Success

Teenage sleep deficit statistics might not seem all that shocking to you if you've seen your teen nod off at the table while studying.
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5 Ways to Help Your Child Develop a New Mindset

How we go about pursuing our goals is what makes them unattainable, and not necessarily the goals themselves.
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Benefits of Mentors for Teens

Mentors can share their worldviews, experiences, knowledge, support and advice, as well as provide a positive influence for teens.