Archive for September, 2010

Columbia College Hollywood Starts New Entertainment Business Curriculum

Columbia College Hollywood Starts New Entertainment Business Curriculum

Not every film student is down with the starving artist thing. Most film students strive to find their voice and express it through their work, but for those undergraduates who don’t think the freelance life is for them there is an alternative. Columbia College Hollywood, a film school in Tarzana, has begun a program for […]

Children’s Community School Prepares Students for Life

Children’s Community School Prepares Students for Life

Children’s Community School is an independent, progressive, elementary school (K-6) located in Van Nuys. For 30 years, CCS has been preparing children for life. By providing a challenging academic environment that helps children to be responsible for themselves, CCS graduates students who know their strengths and weaknesses and care deeply about the world around them. […]

Saint Charles Borromeo School Promotes Academic, Spiritual and Personal Growth

The choice of an educational setting for your child’s formal education is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. At Saint Charles Borromeo School, academics and co-curricular programs are grounded in the Catholic faith and designed to guide each student’s academic, spiritual and personal growth. Along with the core curriculum, all students participate […]

The Wesley School Offers Oasis of Comprehensive Education

The Wesley School Offers Oasis of Comprehensive Education

Friendly. Small. Inviting. Yes, you’re still in Los Angeles, but it doesn’t feel that way. You’ve discovered The Wesley School, a non-profit, independent day school for grades kindergarten through eight. The school is located on a beautiful, four-acre campus in North Hollywood, just west of Toluca Lake. At The Wesley School, the joy of learning […]

Huntington Learning Center Enters its Fifteenth Year of Education in Encino

Huntington Learning Center Enters its Fifteenth Year of Education in Encino

The Huntington Learning Center in Encino is proudly entering its fifteenth year of educational services, according to Ofra Weinberg, the center director. This coincides with the upcoming 35th anniversary of the nationwide network of 300 Huntington Learning Centers, the first provider of supplemental education services of its kind in the United States. “We are exceptionally […]

Twice Exceptional Education- A Little Known Educational Subfield

Twice Exceptional Education- A Little Known Educational Subfield

The term “twice exceptional” might be new to the educational scene, but students who fit the definition have always been present in our classrooms. The term “twice exceptional” (2e) captures both the extraordinary intellectual gifts of these students and the learning differences or disabilities they also carry — and sometimes try to hide. These students […]

Education After School

Today’s children will most likely change the future of this plant. We must always remember to handle our young with extreme care. Bear in mind these little people can become bruised and broken very easily. We see the results of children that are neglected and abused everyday in the news. We read scandalous and shocking […]

Honorary Mayor of Toluca Lake, FRITZ COLEMAN On Education

Honorary Mayor of Toluca Lake, FRITZ COLEMAN On Education

What do math and science have in common with General Motors and AIG? Too big to fail! Arts programs in schools? More anemic every day. Music curriculums? Pulse is getting weaker. Then, a recent study comes out saying that the U.S. is slipping to the back of the pack in the fields of math and […]

Health and Wellness is a Family Affair at Curtis Nutrition

Health and Wellness is a Family Affair at Curtis Nutrition

Just as it is important to invest in your child’s education, it is equally crucial to evaluate their nutritional health. Good nutrition is imperative for academic and athletic success. Kay Curtis, a board certified nutritional consultant, has been an educational consultant for 20 years and has helped children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. “When you work with […]

Summit View School Prepares Young People with Learning Differences to Realize Their Dreams

Summit View School Prepares Young People with Learning Differences to Realize Their Dreams

In 2007, Allie Vaccaro was a high school freshman struggling with poor grades due to her learning differences. She had issues with self-confidence and believed that her ambition to become a doctor would never be realized. That’s when Allie’s mom, Andra, heard from family friends about a school named Summit View. Summit View School is […]