The Benefits of Studying Languages

As a Latin teacher and Classical philologist, I can tell you that the more languages you learn, the more you train your mind to see linguistic connections. Your brain will compare one language to another while learning a new language and see the similarities and differences between them, thereby making it easier to learn that [...]

By | 2018-05-14T20:43:59+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Dancing through High School

Our scholars weigh in on the benefits of ballroom dance. Enjoy! Some people may ask "what is ballroom?" Or "why spend the time taking ballroom?" Ballroom is, to me, an art. The dancer is the paint brush, the stage is the canvas. Having a partner is the frame around our [...]

By | 2018-05-09T16:18:19+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

How to Study for Finals… Stress Free!

Today's post for Scholar Talk Tuesday was submitted by Alexandra: Procrastination is one of the many things that you do while attempting to study for finals. Whether it be watching TV or cleaning your room, high school scholars do anything to keep from studying. Personally, my favorite form is watching YouTube videos and claiming that [...]

By | 2018-02-12T20:19:58+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Dual Enrollment Registration Info & College Tuition Assistance

Hello Parents, Dual Enrollment Registration for the 2018-2019 school year is just right around the corner. This means that your child can begin earning college credits next year while attending high school. Certain Heritage Academy courses that your child is already taking may be eligible for Dual Enrollment credit. Taking Dual Enrollment courses through Rio [...]

By | 2018-05-02T21:37:41+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

How to Prepare for Finals

Today's post for Scholar Talk Tuesday was submitted by Noah Sharp, a student at our Gateway campus. I understand your pain. Finals are coming up, and you don’t know what to do to get ready. Here are six easy steps to be prepared: Sleep Yes, believe it or not, sleep is super useful for your [...]

By | 2018-02-12T20:18:28+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on How to Prepare for Finals

The Heritage Gazette

Extra, Extra—Read All About It! Have you recently logged onto our student newspaper at heritagegazette.com? Each month, new articles are uploaded on topics as varied as campus events, student editorials, interviews with faculty, etc. The student newspaper is led by a group of student editors (3 seniors and 1 junior) who mentor student writers, approve [...]

By | 2018-04-04T21:59:31+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Heritage Gazette

Recap: California Tour 2018!

The Heritage Academy (Mesa) Chamber Orchestra has safely returned home from our Southern California 2018 Tour! What a jam packed weekend full of fun memories including a chilly breakfast at the beach, ultimate Frisbee, a day full of music, an evening on a yacht at the San Diego bay, and a wonderful day at [...]

By | 2018-03-26T16:28:26+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Recap: California Tour 2018!

Study Skills: 6 Tips for Success

Being a math teacher, I am often asked the question, “How do you study for math?”  My answer is practice. Like snowboarding, skateboarding, or even video games, math will get better with practice. However, there are some other key tips that are important for success. Here are my 6 tips for effective studying: 1.  Review [...]

By | 2018-03-26T16:36:21+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Study Skills: 6 Tips for Success

Gamification in Education

Gamification is a great way to help students enjoy learning. Students love to play games. From kindergarteners to college students, games keep learning interesting. If you’re struggling to keep your students’ attention on the lesson, gamification could be the remedy you’re looking for. So, what is gamification in education? As the words imply, it [...]

By | 2018-03-01T16:31:17+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Gamification in Education

Math Games Improve Engagement in the Classroom

I’m always looking for ways to encourage enthusiasm and improve engagement in my math classroom, and one way I’ve found to be very successful is by playing math games. This strategy works well for just about every style of learner: visual learners see the answers, auditory learners hear the answers, and the kinesthetic learners get [...]

By | 2018-03-01T17:55:55+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Math Games Improve Engagement in the Classroom
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