The issue with multi-tasking is that we need to understand its dramatic and negative effect on learning. Simply stated, multi-tasking and learning do not mix well.
Parenting can be hard at times…we are here to help with this “all-access” pass (a $499 dollar value) provided for each of our Dalat families for free.
From what I have read, my conclusion is that multitasking, in general, should be avoided, especially by students.
Students who read an average of 20 minutes a day score better than 90% of all students on reading and writing tests.
Very few people would argue with the idea that our children are living in what has been termed the ‘age of distraction’.
Each year our school theme reflects some aspect of academic and personal excellence that remains a compelling focus for the school year.
The first week of school is always an exciting one as the campus finally comes alive with students and activity. So what is new at Dalat this year? Quite a bit actually, as you will see in the list below.
Pooh says in one of “his” books, “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Such a profound thought from a small stuffed teddy bear.
The study of the arts is integral to our society and culture as it is art that connects deeply with what makes us human.
As we finish out the semester, there are some things we can do as parents and students that can make this busy time a little bit more manageable.
The big question is do we have the courage and perseverance needed to make some fundamental shifts and changes in how we do school?
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer—Jim Carey, comedian, actor
Old Director's Blog Archive
We shall keep our old Dalat Reflections blog active for an archive of several year's of posts and articles. It shall no longer be updated, all new updates will be found above.