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Math Strategies for Struggling Students

Math intervention lessons provide students with extra time and resources. Using tactics tailored for your student’s needs can help them catch up and excel in math. Studies show that American students in grades four through eight struggle with math. While performance often improves in the fourth grade, it dips again when concepts increase in complexity.…
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Help Your Child Enjoy Reading Aloud

When children only practice their skills in school, they may associate reading with work instead of fun. Snuggling up at home in Crystal, MN, and enjoying a story with your child can create not only a love of learning but also a strong foundation for success. Read aloud strategies for students don’t have to be…
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Stress Management for Kids & Teens

At Beacon Academy, we want to equip our students for success, both academically and personally. We value each student not only in terms of their education but also as a whole person. We know you want only the best for your child, and we endeavor to partner with you to empower your child to be…
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Time Management Strategies for Students

The start of the school year in the Crystal area is a hectic time for students and their parents. Students have classes to attend, homework to complete, and exams to study for, and in some cases, have to balance sports, extracurricular activities, and social outings. Trying to get everything done, and do it well, is…
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Difference Between Charter Schools vs. Traditional Public Schools

When it comes to your child’s education, it can be difficult to know what route to take. These days, there is a variety of choices, from traditional to online schools. Some, like private schools, are expensive and selective. Because they are both free for students to attend, charter schools and traditional public schools are popular…
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Are Charter Schools Better?

Since the first charter school opened right here in Minnesota in 1991 after a decade of public school reform, families throughout the United States have increasingly taken advantage of this high-quality alternative to traditional education. In fact, in 2017, Harvard’s Ed. magazine reported that charter schools represent a third of the U.S. News and World…
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