Education Matters—Sanford School's Private School Blog

Transitioning to First Grade: How Teachers Pave the Way

5 Ways to Help Your Child Have a Smooth Transition into School

5 Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

Why We Love Thematic Learning (and You Should, too!)

7 Places for Summertime Family Fun in Delaware

How Design Thinking Inspires Future Engineers

Tools to Teach Coding to Kids

Is It Writing or Recess?: Getting Kids Excited About Writing

The Power of Student-Led Conferences

Five Advantages of Personalized Learning

How To Prevent Student-Athlete Injuries During Spring Sports

From Attitude to Activism: To Kill a Mockingbird and Social Justice

Finding Great Children’s Books Starring Black Characters

Healthy Minds, Happy Kids

How To Use a Calendar to Help Your Student Succeed

The Benefits of Student Participation in Community Service

What to Look for When Choosing a High School

Tips for a Healthy Holiday Routine for Children

The Hidden Benefits of Chores

2 Ways Private School Can Be An Affordable Option

Make the Most of Your Parent-Teacher Conferences

The Beginner’s Guide to Private School Open Houses

4 Ways Diverse Schools Benefit Kids

How to Help Your Child with Homework

Advice for Students Beginning their Freshman Year in High School

List of Back-to-School Essentials

Back To School Checklist

What to Look for When Choosing a High School

Best Apps for Kids for the Summer

Summer Programs: the Learning and Fun Continues Beyond the School Year

Why We Read: Sanford School Shares a Love of Literature

School Traditions: Building Community in Schools

Why are Sports Important to Your Middle School Student?

Learning Outside: Connecting Children with Nature

What is the Value of a Private School Education?

Standardized Testing in Independent Schools

Finding Character Education Programs in Schools

What is Authentic Learning?

Makerspaces?  What Does the Maker Movement Mean?

Service Learning: Developing Awareness and Empathy for Others

Growth Mindset: Cultivating Growth in our Schools

Sleep Routine—One of the Best Gifts for Your Child This Holiday

Choosing a Computer or Electronic Device For Your Child

'Tis the Season-The Tax Benefits of Charitable Giving at Year End

Benefits of an Advanced Placement (AP) curriculum

Encourage Risk by Taking Some

What Makes a High School Writing Program Successful?

Learn About Financial Aid & Affordability Options for Private Schools

Capturing School Memories: Taking Better Pictures with your Smartphone

Talking with Your Kids About Social Media

Staying in touch: what's the value of attending high school reunions?

The School Nurse: Helping Students Advocate For Themselves

How to create a stress free morning routine for you and your child

Private School Education: A student's reflection

What Should My Child Read this Summer?

Digital Citizenship: Developing Good Character Online

Modeling Good Sportsmanship – Everyone is a Teacher!

Finding the Right Summer Enrichment Program

Understanding Private Schools: Philanthropy 101

Parent Involvement Improves Your Child’s Educational Experience

Private School: an alumna's perspective

Advantages of a Private School Education

Sweating the Small Stuff: Helping Kids Handle Worry

It’s a Hard-Knock Life: Taking Concussions Seriously

World Language Education in the Early Years

Finding Great Teachers

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

Is My Child Ready For Kindergarten?

Educational Buzzwords...A Response from Head of School Mark Anderson

STEM! STEAM! 21st Century!: The ABCs of Educational Buzzwords, Part 2

STEM! STEAM! 21st Century...The ABCs of Educational Buzzwords Part 1

Finding the right school for your child…priceless!

Choosing an After School Extended Day Program: A Guide

Parents Matter: Building Self Advocacy Skills

An Art Curriculum for Life

The Value of a Performing Arts Program Reaches Beyond the Stage

Art Makes Kids Smart

Schools of the Future

Applying to College: Advice for Students and Families

Liberal Arts and STEM are not Mutually Exclusive

Recess Time: The Importance of Play

A behind-the-scenes look at private school financial aid

Investing in a Private School Education Yields Big Rewards

Private School Can be Affordable