Blog2021-08-28T18:26:44+00:00

Post-pandemic Fallout? Don’t give up hope yet, California.

Summary There is a 10-point spread on average, showing how Pacific Charter Institute schools did not suffer the learning loss compared to the state totals. No one will argue against the fact that the pandemic changed our children’s lives in ways we possibly cannot [...]

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How to End the Battle over Homework (for Kids and Caregivers)

Families of even young students have been reporting increased stress and anxiety around homework. It’s heartbreaking for educators to hear family time is replaced with homework battles to the point the parent-child relationship is suffering.   Does this sound like your family?    Increased frustrations with [...]

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Meet our Family & Community Outreach Leader – Angela Bickelmann!

Meet our Family & Community Outreach Leader – Angela Bickelmann! Hello! My name is Angie. I am a mom and a teacher, and I am really excited about New Pacific School. I am passionate about project-based learning because I’ve seen the positive impact it [...]

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All Students are Welcomed at New Pacific School

Is New Pacific School exclusively open to a few types of learners? Absolutely not! This myth came up during a recent conversation with a local preschool director about New Pacific School. He was short-staffed and busy, but he wanted to learn more about New [...]

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Taking Community Commitment Seriously

At New Pacific Schools we believe in creating community. Within our schools we foster that community spirit between students, teachers, administrators, and families. As members of a larger community, we build connections between leaders, non-profit organizations, business, and community members at-large. We think it’s [...]

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Brain-Based Learning = Social Emotional Learning = Whole Child Learning

New Pacific Schools aims to be at the forefront of SEL and Brain-Based Learning science. We believe this supports the Whole Child. Every aspect of our school, from the curriculum, to the classroom layout, and the professional development of staff, are evidence-based strategies that [...]

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Mom and educator, Suzanne Marczak knows the value of differentiated learning

With four daughters spanning elementary to high school, Suzanne balances some very different learning styles and skill levels. As a mom, and educator, she sees first-hand how a tailored, project-based learning program is necessary to meet a broad spectrum of students. All parents and educators [...]

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National Emergency in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

As parents and educators, we know the situation with our children's emotional and mental health is at a tipping point due to the pressures and upheavals of the past two years. We fully support this declaration of emergency from the American Academy of Pediatrics, American [...]

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