Tips for a Successful School Year

Posted by BASIS.ed on August 1, 2019 at 8:34 AM

Although the days are still long, the weather is still warm, and the pool is still calling our names, it is indeed time to go back to school.  The prospect of starting a new school year elicits many emotions for both students and parents—anticipation, anxiety, excitement, and optimism, among many others. At BASIS Charter Schools, we strive to make the transition from summer break to the new school year as smooth as possible, ensuring our students start the year off right. Here are some ways you can help your children have a successful first week of school, and rest of the year.

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Topics: For Parents

Benefits of the LET/SET model: A teacher’s perspective

Posted by BASIS.ed on July 31, 2018 at 1:28 PM

Through the innovative co-teaching design of the BASIS Curriculum primary classroom—the Learning Expert Teacher/Subject Expert Teacher (LET/SET) model—two teachers work together to serve students’ different needs in each class throughout the school day.

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Topics: For Teachers, For Parents

Why Mandarin?

Posted by BASIS.ed on June 4, 2018 at 3:22 PM

When families begin learning about our program, they often ask us the same question: “Why do we teach Mandarin to kindergartners?"

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Topics: For Everyone, For Parents

A Chat with a BASIS Charter School Parent

Posted by BASIS.ed on November 29, 2017 at 1:40 PM

Interviewee – David Hubalik, BASIS Chandler Primary South kindergarten parent, and an Associate Vice President of BASIS charter schools

What led you to choose a BASIS charter school for your child?

Well I work here [laughter], so there is an obvious admiration for the mission. Also, the two-teacher model, I’m a huge advocate of efficiency. When you have two teachers working in tandem, where they complement each other… it decreases burnout, it decreases workload, which inevitably is going to make them better at what they do.

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Topics: For Parents