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“For Young Women Only,” by Shaunti Feldhahn and Lisa Rice

“How to Talk so Kids will Listen, and Listen so Kids will Talk,” by Adele Faber

“How to Talk so Teens will Listen, and Listen so Teens will Talk,” by Adele Faber

“You and Your Adolescent: Revised Edition,” by Lawrence Steinberg, Ph.D.

“Raising a Thinking Preteen: The ‘I Can Problem Solve’ Program for 8- to 12-Year-Olds,” by Myrna Shure and Roberta Israeloff

“Roller-coaster Years,” by Charlene C. Giannetti and Margaret Sagarese

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Twin Parks Montessori Schools

<p>TwIn Parks Montessori Schools nurtures a child’s natural tendency to learn.  Our three campuses on the Upper West Side of Manhattan serve children from 3 months to 5 years of age.  We are called Twin Parks because each of our campuses are across from Central Park or Riverside Park.  Being close to nature is just one of many things that make Twin Parks a wonderful school.  Twin Parks is well known for its warm stimulating environment, joyful, active, independent learners, and welcoming community.  At Twin Parks, each child is regarded with profound respect and care. Our nurturing teachers foster a beautiful learning environment designed to help each child reach their full potential.  </p> <p>All of our students, even our youngest children, have enriched experiences in math, language, science, cultural arts, music, art and movement.  The Montessori approach is internationally renowned for the development of each child’s creativity, individual resourcefulness, and potential.</p> <p>All of our classrooms share a deep commitment to the Montessori Method and at each level our program is carefully constructed around the developmental stages of the child.</p> <p>The Montessori curriculum varies at the levels of our school, but the goals are consistent throughout the programs:</p> <p>- To partner with parents in the education of their children</p> <p>- To foster a love and joy of learning</p> <p>- To help children develop a positive self-image </p> <p>- To foster open minds, compassion, and respect for others</p> <p>- To develop independence and confidence.</p> <p>- To instill in each child a sense of responsibility for the world in which we live</p> <p>- To maintain the highest standards for a safe and clean program.</p>

St Andrew Avellino School

<p>St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Academy, voted “Best in Boro” by qns.com, is a home to students ranging from Nursery through 8th grade. We offer a safe and nurturing learning environment and a family-oriented community where students of all faiths and backgrounds can excel academically, socially and emotionally.</p> <p>The St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Academy Advantage: Engaging and challenging lessons created by experienced and passionate faculty that encourage critical and creative thinking. Traditional teaching approach and educational programs that adheres to New York State common-core curriculum and is accredited by Cognia. Early Childhood foundation in academics, emotional literacy and faith. High-school level Regents classes for advanced learners. Support services for learning differences. Hands-on science experiments in a STEM lab. Art, music, robotics, and physical education classes. Catholic faith formation from religion classes, weekly church liturgies, and Christian service projects. Wide range of programs and extracurricular activities (music, clubs, sports) that cater to the students’ diverse interests and needs.</p> <p>Excellent Student Outcomes: Above average standardized New York State test scores every year. Graduates attend and succeed at prestigious high schools (Regis, Chaminade, Bronx High School, Stuyvesant, and Townsend Harris) and Catholic high schools in Queens, Manhattan, and Long Island.</p> <p>Graduating classes receive an average of $250,000 in Catholic High School scholarships.</p> <p>Financial assistance is available for families that qualify. Early morning drop-off and afterschool care are available.</p>

Zeta Charter Schools

<p><strong>Zeta Charter Schools:</strong></p> <p>Zeta Inwood Elementary School: 401 West 218th Street, New York, NY 10034</p> <p>Zeta Manhattan Middle School: 401 West 218th Street, New York, NY 10034</p> <p>Zeta South Bronx Elementary School: 425 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455</p> <p>Zeta Bronx Middle School: 425 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455</p> <p>Zeta Bronx Tremont Park Elementary School: 1910 Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457</p> <p>Zeta Bronx Mount Eden Early Childhood School: 1325 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452</p> <p>Zeta Bronx Mount Eden Elementary School: 1475 Macombs Road, Bronx, NY, 10452</p> <p> </p> <p>Zeta combines a caring, whole-child approach and world-class academics with</p> <p>unrivaled opportunities for students to discover their passions through art, dance,</p> <p>chess, music, sports, and Taekwondo. Zeta’s next-generation approach to learning</p> <p>helps students develop the confidence, awareness, and knowledge to solve</p> <p>challenging real-world problems, preparing them for access and leadership in an</p> <p>evolving modern world.</p> <p> </p> <p>Zeta will serve children from Pre-K through 7th grade for the 2024-25 school year,</p> <p>growing to eventually serve students through 12th grade.</p>