Shorecrest Preparatory School Blog

Emotional Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

The Power of “and": Time, Talent, and Resources

Communicating with Children: Voice Lessons for Parents [Book Review]

Getting into the Rhythm of High School

Homecoming Competition Builds Leaders and Community

Does Attending Private School Help to Win a College Scholarship?

Be App Aware: Apps Students Love and What Parents Should Know

Cheer on Your School Team and Celebrate Community!

Service Builds Connection in the Community

School Resources can Enhance Learning Potential

Core Values in Action - Holiday Gift Drive

Helping out after Hurricane Michael

Developing a Mindset: Design Thinking at School

"Why Shorecrest?"

Parent Participation Drives the Family-School Partnership

Doing the Math for Tuition

The four P's of Parenting Digital kids

Our Image of A Child

The Value of Investing in a Private School Education

Shorecrest Values in Action

Choosing Community at Shorecrest

“Mommy, Leave the Phone Down” - Review of The Big Disconnect

Help Students Know When to Turn Off the Tech

Supporting Emotional Learning through Communication

Parent or Friend?

Progressive Education in the Community and the Classroom

Talk to Your Student about Using Technology Appropriately

They’re Not “Just” Playing: Review of Hascom’s Balanced and Barefoot

Creating Community Through Art with PARC

Convocation 2017: Lessons from Charlottesville

Techniques to Ease the Back to School Jitters

Destressing during Homecoming: Chase Rutan

An Important Day Indeed: Neha Reddy

Never Stop Experiencing: Matt Lovesky

The Adventure Begins: Shannon Haskell

Outdoor Play and Summer Opportunities

The Importance of Outdoor Play

Parenting Power Struggle

Developing Confidence and a Growth Mindset

A Snapshot of Shorecrest Lower School

Summer Camp + Free Time Balance for Young Children

The Greatest Gift: Reading to Your Children

It Takes A Community To Do Community Service

The Unintended Positive Consequences of Service Week

Why We Go: Experiential Learning Off Campus

"Don't Follow Your Dreams" Remarks from Career Day 2017

Beyond Community Service at Shorecrest

STEAM Activity: Bottle Flipping

STEAM Activity: Cloud Dough

Setting Boundaries With Young Children

Let Them Speak - Language Development in Preschool

Entering New Stages of Preschool Development

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Maintaining the Dignity of the Child

Reflections on The NAIS People of Color Conference

Learning to Make Decisions

Buying or Selling a Home in the St. Petersburg Market

Evolving Issues for Independent Schools

Your Cyber-Résumé - Part II

Your Cyber-Résumé - Part I

"Why I Chose Shorecrest" - A Transfer Student's Tale

Midterm Exam Prep - Advice from Experts

A Holiday Guide for Preschoolers - Give Games

Best Gifts for Preschool-aged Children

Sitting is the New Smoking

Avoiding Holiday Mania with Preschool Kids

Digital Citizenship & Age-Appropriate Technology

3 Insights into Private School Financial Aid

Emotional Intelligence following the Presidential Election

Learning about Compassion in the Preschool Classroom

Learning About Integrity in the Preschool Classroom

Parenting and Overindulging Children

What to Expect at an Independent School Open House

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing an Independent School

Investing in Preschool and Early Childhood Education

The Blessing of Longing

Technology Hacks for Parents of Adolescents - Part II

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee

Learning About Knowledge in the Preschool Classroom

The Most Effective Motivation

Why "How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?" Is the Wrong Question

When Your Child is Being the Bully

Learning Responsibility in the Preschool Classroom

Technology Hacks for Parents of Adolescents - Part I

Empowering Bystanders

Learning Compassion in the Preschool Classroom

Empathy, Compassion and Art

15 Minutes of Parental Sanity and Love

Keeping Kids S.A.F.E. from Bullying

Classroom Design to Engage Students and Improve Learning

What is Bullying, Really?

Learning Respect in the Preschool Classroom

How to Talk to Kids about the 2016 Election

Finding Balance in Student Schedules

A Window Into Morning Meeting

Character Education at School

8 Ways to Keep Students Safe and Smart Online

Honesty, Integrity and Honor at Shorecrest

Packing Preschool Lunches

Embodying Core Values in an Election Year

What Did you Do in Preschool Today?

Teaching Children to Think: Building a Growth Mindset in Young Learners

7 Ways to Make a Move Fun for Young Children

Top 10 Reasons for Families to Relocate to Tampa Bay

A Recipe for fun, Learning and Expanding Palettes

Developmental Stages of the Preschool-Aged Child

What is an Independent School?

Building Bilingual Students in Middle School


Forget Summer Slide - Fuel the Summer Growth Spurt

How to Vacation with Young Children

How to Make Young Artists Feel Valuable

Developing an "Algebrain" - Math Skills for Middle School

In Their Shoes: #ShadowAStudent Challenge

Let Children Be Children

The Changing Currents of Service

Meaningful Learning vs. Rote Learning in Preschool

Family Time with Your Preschool-aged Child

Promoting and Allowing Independence in Preschool

Putting Data in Perspective for Parents

Middle School: The Age of Opportunity

A New Way to Learn at Shorecrest

A Man of Many Cultures

7 Technology Tips for Parenting Adolescents

Why Rankings Miss the Target

Not A Private School