Admission Webinar Series
A Student-Driven Approach to Math from Pre-K to 12th Grade
January 14, 2020, 8 p.m.
Why we need math is a great question to ask. At Flint Hill, math instruction is student-driven. Rather than using memorization drills and lectures, students learn to understand and apply math concepts in ways that align with the ways they learn best. In this webinar, we’ll show you what that looks like from pre-k to 12th grade.
Understanding Anxiety in Kids and Teens
January 15, 2020, 12 p.m.
Hosted by Elisa Nebolsine, this webinar provides an overview of what anxiety looks like in kids, how to identify when it’s a problem and simple strategies you can begin using today to help your child manage their worries.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Elisa Nebolsine provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to children and adolescents in her Falls Church, Virginia practice, CBT for Kids. She holds a master’s degree in clinical social work from Smith College and has worked with kids, teens, and their families for the past 25 years. In addition, she advises educational and mental health professionals on the use of CBT in direct practice and preventively, with at-risk youth.
Developing a Strong Mathematical Mind in the Lower School
January 23, 2020, 12 p.m.
What has changed in math instruction to help students of all levels to achieve a deeper understanding? See how young students can learn to create knowledge from their experiences and develop a stronger mathematical mind.
Preparing for College Admission: What Matters
January 28, 2020, 12 p.m.
Planning is an important component of any successful college search and application process. This webinar will provide an overview of the steps families should take — and when — to prepare for an effective and meaningful college admission process. Topics covered will include academic planning and course selection, the factors which affect an admission decision and steps to take each year of high school in order for a student to be positioned well to apply to college.
A Deeper Understanding of Math in Higher Grades
February 4, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Through applications and real models, Middle and Upper School students get a deeper understanding of math concepts that can lead to powerful student outcomes. This webinar will explore the curriculum math for the Middle and Upper Schools and the different paths students can take to explore this topic in those divisions.
What Flint Hill Teachers Know about How Your Student Learns
February 11, 2020, 12 p.m.
In the last 20 years, there is more research available to educators about how the brain works and about the variables that impact student motivation. In this webinar, you will learn more about effective practices for deep learning, critical thinking, problem-solving and helping students to take ownership of their learning.
Understanding the Why: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Schools
February 25, 2020, 12 p.m.
At Flint Hill, diversity, equity, and inclusion are not buzzwords. These terms define who we are, how we teach and why we connect. Our commitment to institutional equity makes our vision to take meaningful risks, be themselves and make a difference possible for every student. In our webinar, we’ll examine the student competencies and outcomes of DEI and how it drives our innovative teaching and learning.
Affordability in Private Schools
For many parents, private school education is an investment of resources that they prioritize because of the enormous gains. Private schools have a proven track record of offering students support from nurturing communities, extraordinary classroom instruction and producing graduates who are well-rounded and successful. In this webinar, you will learn more about making a private school education possible for your child.