Let’s Talk About Your Child…

Let’s Talk About Your Child…

Did you know the way to address a student with special needs is to do so by naming the student first and then their learning difference? Were you aware that order matters?   Many times I encounter people who refer to a student as “dyslexic” or “my ADHD kid.” I...
Public High School Applications Are In – Now What?

Public High School Applications Are In – Now What?

I often get the question, “We’ve done all this work submitting applications, now what happens and why does it take so long to get results?”   The bad news is, there’s a somewhat agonizing wait for 8th grade families across the city to receive their high school...
Maximizing your high school experience

Maximizing your high school experience

By Tony Natelli As you embark on your next adventure, high school, there are some concrete things that you can do to make your high school experience run smoothly and productively. Freshman year in high school is the time to become acclimated to, for most of you, a...
Searching for a school:  Factors to consider

Searching for a school: Factors to consider

By Sarah Bernstein, Fusion Academy Brooklyn   I know there are a few of you reading this hoping for me to provide a direct road map for finding the “best” school for your child. However, just like I say to my students at Fusion Academy, my philosophy is more...