Online Learning Thought Leadership

October 12, 2021

Are your kids cyber smart? And, if we’re being honest as parents, are we as cyber smart as we should be? Our children live in an increasingly online world, balancing real-life interactions with those on…

June 22, 2021

We can help teens build true leadership potential by incorporating skills into their education, modeling those skills ourselves, and encouraging them to take responsibility for adopting those skills in daily life.

June 15, 2021

Entrepreneurship is a lifestyle—a marriage of passion and career. It means living and working with purpose and intent, focusing outside yourself, thinking about how your actions and decisions impact your community. It makes social-emotional learning and community building in the K-12 experience more important than ever.

June 03, 2021

When it comes to an entrepreneurial spirit, it takes more than luck to find success. It takes a unique set of skills that can be developed before adulthood.

May 27, 2021

The casting call for a starring role in online summer learning is now open to all students in grades K-12 who value time and the ability to learn when they learn best, regardless of the season of year!

April 30, 2021

On March 30th, over 20 students presented their innovative ideas, resourcefulness, and creativity to their classmates and Laurel Springs community during the 2021 Maker Faire. Student Ambassadors introduced each participant and asked them about their…

April 28, 2021

What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? What does it take to be a successful one? These questions, and so much more, were covered in the first of a series of learning programs presented…

April 27, 2021

By Megan O’Reilly Palevich, M.Ed., Head of School at Laurel Springs School Summer school: It’s a term that evokes a sense of dread among students and is most often associated with punishment or remediation—fall behind…

April 26, 2021

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! On April 28th, it’s National Superhero Day! Not only was this day created to celebrate everyone’s favorite caped crusaders, but it’s also a time to recognize that not all…

April 23, 2021

Happy World Book Day! Encouraging reading for pleasure can help children develop early literacy skills, and – unique to our time in history – combat learning loss brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 8 easy tips to make reading for pleasure a family affair: