When working in girls’ schools we are often asked how an all-girls educational environment can prepare girls for the “real world”— a world that’s coed. This question infers that opportunities for cooperative, positive interactions between girls and boys are not available for students attending all-girls schools. 2,180 more words
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Summer is the prime season for reading.
Students who take part in summer reading programs significantly improve their reading skills. Whether measured by the number of books read, amount of time spent reading, or total visits to the library, research shows that students’ vocabulary test scores increase as a result of summer reading. 228 more words
So last weekend I went home to ‘ol Virginia to a place that I love and hate at the same time. My old boarding school. People have lots of misconceptions about boarding school, yes we had the troubled girls who had been through numerous other schools. 362 more words
Alumnae from all decades point to this 80-plus year-old competition and its many components—Calisthenics, then aerobics, marching, dance, and song! 381 more words
I’m often stunned by what adults say to me when they learn that I’m a psychologist who consults to girls’ schools and cares for adolescent girls in my private practice. 714 more words