Final Thoughts: The Effects on Mental Health and How We Strive to Alleviate Them Adolescents and young adults are still making developmental gains emotionally, physically, etc, which makes them more susceptible to mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety, says Dr. Amanda Fialk, a social worker specializing in adolescent and young adult mental health. […]
Mixed Age Learning: Benefits in Academics and Child Development The age segregation of schools is a contributing factor to competition and stress among students, according to Erika Christakis, an early childhood educator and New York Times bestselling author of The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need From Grownups. Experts now believe that […]
Homework: Concerns with Overuse for Younger Students Erika Christakis, an early childhood educator and New York Times bestselling author of The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need From Grownups, recently discussed in article in The Atlantic, how elementary education is too focused on excessive homework focused on achieving a mastery of very […]
Technology: Issues and Concerns that were Amplified during COVID In a recent article in The Atlantic, Erika Christakis, an early childhood educator and New York Times bestselling author of The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need From Grownups, says that younger children have struggled the most with distance learning and that the […]
Tomorrow, 2/13/2019, in a public meeting of the Senate Education and Youth Committee in Room 307 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building at the Georgia State Capitol, SB 48 will be under consideration: To amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to provide for identification of and […]
Read about Brookwood Christian in Around Acworth Magazine <3 Read about graduates Kristen & Charlotte, as well as Shan & Julie’s story and how Blake is succeeding.
Our 2nd Annual Ride 2 Read is an escorted ride scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019. Breakfast, catered by Henry’s Louisiana Grill, will begin at 9AM and the Ride will take off at 10AM. Last year’s ride, our very first, generated almost $2,000 and helped our reading programs and enabled us to sponsor International Dyslexia […]
Ms. Kim is in this month’ s Bright Side for receiving the 2018 Leadership in Literacy Award from the International Dyslexia Association, Georgia Branch (IDA-GA). We are so proud of her 🙂 Full issue here: www.brightsidenews.com/kennacwnews.html
Atlanta, Georgia (March 27, 2018) – Principal Kim Wigington was awarded the 2018 Leadership in Literacy Award by the International Dyslexia Association, Georgia Branch (IDA-GA) on Saturday, March 24 at IDA-GA’s Dimensions of Dyslexia Conference to be held at Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta. This award recognizes a school administrator who has shown leadership […]
Kim has been selected by the International Dyslexia Association, Georgia Branch (IDA-GA) to receive this year’s Leadership in Literacy Award. IDA-GAs Leadership in Literacy Award recognizes a school administrator who has shown leadership in developing literacy in his/her school or school system within the state of Georgia. Kim has demonstrated: ♦outstanding leadership through the development […]
One of our graduates, Jarid, is enrolled at Chattahoochee Technical College in a video production program. He recently filmed this mini “documentary” about our school and how it helped him. The video says it all.