Voyager’s Community School News and Updates

  • Progressive Education: How Progressive Learning Helps a Child

    Education is a good thing. Everyone would agree with this statement. However, while everyone agrees to this, there’s a debate worldwide on what education is best. On one side of the debate are  the traditionalists, and the other half stands for progressive education. How Progressive Education differs from Traditional Education Traditional education is practiced in many private Christian schools. One type of traditionalism is education that emphasizes the teaching of classic literature and languages. This curriculum teaches students the basic skills needed as they progress from primary to higher grades. On the other hand, progressive education sees schools as agencies of social service with the purpose of preparing kids for the political, social, and economic realities of life. Progressive learning includes job skills training, psychological conditioning, and certain forms of social indoctrination. Progressive education advocates believe the school needs to be child-centered instead of subject-centered. Here are the key differences […]

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  • Find out How You Can Help Others on World Food Day

    World Food Day is observed on the 16th of October each year. This day is celebrated to honor the date when the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded in 1935. It is also recognized to raise awareness about hunger, as well as encourage the public to take action is to help eliminate world hunger. The World Food Day is celebrated by organizing food drives and distributing free meals for the homeless and less fortunate. If you have the heart to participate in this holiday, here are some of the ways you can take a stand against hunger and make a difference.   Take a photo of your meal and share it on  social media If you think taking photos of your sumptuous meals and uploading them on the social media is meaningless, then you have been thinking wrong. By sharing photos of your meals, you are […]

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  • A Path Appears…

      In early October our high school students were invited to a book lecture/signing of the recently published book, A Path Appears; Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, by the best selling authors of Half The Sky, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, at Brookdale Community College. They are the first married couple to win a Pulitzer Prize in journalism, which they won for their coverage of China as New York Times correspondents. Kristoff won a second Pulitzer for his op-ed columns in the times. In Global Studies, prior to the event, the students were read some passages from the book and then they were to decide if they wanted to attend. All of the students, who were not already busy with prior engagement that evening, were eager to go. Those who attended stayed after school, ate dinner together, talked about how the evening would go and then left for the event. […]

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  • Tips to Prepare your Children for the New School Year

    It’s August, summer is finally coming to an end and the new school year is right around the corner. Time for  parents and students all over the country to start their back to school preparations. Whether your children look forward to this event or they dread the regimented school days ahead, one thing is for sure – back to school entails another big transition. Help your kids cope with the biggest adjustments and make those first weeks of school easier for them with the following tips: Start talking about the upcoming school year Before summer break ends, find opportunities to talk to your child about the upcoming school year. Instead of allowing them to dwell on the post-holiday blues, get them excited about going back to school. Think of the things your child will love about school. It could be spending time  with friends, having time to play with other […]

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  • 7 Things a Daycare can Teach your Child

    Daycare is the first kind of learning facility your child is going to experience. This is their time of learning so many things are crucial for them to survive formal school. This is when they begin to learn some important life skills. They will grow in social, physical, emotional, and intellectual development. Daycare may look like fun and games but young ones learn through playtime and creative activities. Every activity that kids do in daycare teaches them important life lessons. Building blocks teach them problem-solving, story time teaches them listening skills and creativity. Good habits, proper conduct, and positive self-esteem are being developed in daycare or preschool. Daycare teaches children that it’s okay to make mistakes. They learn from their mistakes and won’t do it again the next time. Here are other things a daycare can teach your children. They Learn the Alphabet and Phonics One of the basic things […]

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