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Animals in the Classroom: An experiment in hands-on learning

A few years ago, I conducted a research experiment with two of my 7th grade science classes at Heritage Academy, Mesa. This experiment was part of an online graduate level course called Research in [...]

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The Path To Virtue

What does virtue mean to you? Is virtue even worth anything in your eyes? Hopefully your answer to these mandatory life-long questions is "yes". If you are a junior high or high school student and [...]

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Reader’s Theater. In History Class!

Theater is a fun, interactive way to help students improve their reading fluency and oral speaking skills. It also gives students a chance to work cooperatively in groups and helps build their confidence, especially [...]

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Math Club Video Challenge!

We need your vote!  Heritage Academy has two awesome videos for you to watch and vote on.  Click on the links below (or copy and paste into your web browser) and sign up for an [...]

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Transferring Can Be Terrifying

Today's blog post for Scholar Talk Tuesday was written by Savvy, a scholar at the Gateway campus. Honestly, transferring to a new school and leaving my friends from elementary school didn’t seem like a great [...]

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The Case for the Benedictine Partnership

Early Bachelors Program with Benedictine and Rio Salado College The major challenge in higher education today is affordability. Most universities are in denial that this problem even exist while they continue to raise tuition, add [...]

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