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Common Assessments: What they Are and What we Use

Written by Bethany Todd, in collaboration with Ous Badwan. Dr. Badwan provides clinical and assessment services tailored to the young child population through his practice at Birch Psychology. Learn more about Ous and Birch Psychology here.    All assessments provide information about a child. They are valuable as we determine what each child needs. Below, you will […]

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Denver School Choice 2016

Written by Bethany Todd, in Collaboration with Laura Barr “Denver is one of the big urban school districts that have adopted to transform the way school choice is regulated.   Over the past decade, Mr. Dorosin and the nonprofit IIPSC have used a combination of economic theory and custom software to help overhaul the school choice […]

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In Defense of Progressive Education: A Letter to Christopher

All day in my offices, I work hard to guide families in seeing perspectives.  I use my knowledge of educational philosophy, child profile and parent resources  to choose educational paths for their children and family.  As a mother of four children, I am often asked “Where did you send your children to school?”  I, like […]

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The Admissions Gate Keepers

  It is February and for the first time in weeks the phones at e. Merging Educational Consulting are quiet. Denver Public Schools and ACIS private school deadlines have passed and applicants are now in the un-comfortable position of waiting. The month of February is the time when admissions directors all over the world sit together with […]

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Knowledge is Power

This fall, e.Merging will celebrate our eight year anniversary. As a teacher, and mother of four children, I have always viewed September as my “New Year.”  I love the crisp new calendar, the fall sports schedules, and the school supplies.  There is something so hopeful about new, crisp books, optimistic teacher letters and the belief […]

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Denver Public and Private Schools: Top 10 Tips for the Admissions “Waiting Game.”

Choosing a school that works for your family is a challenging process. Parents must weed through many different factors including: values, finances, convenience and learning style. Picking the perfect Denver public or private school includes weighing innovative schools, magnet schools, charter schools, distance and philosophy

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The BEST School vs. the best school FIT: How to find the right school for your child

Back-to-school is an exciting and energy-filled time of year, and for those with children in pre-k, fifth, and eighth grades, it is also the time to start thinking about the transition to the next level of schooling and diving into the school choice process.  The first question that many of us are looking to answer […]

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Upcoming Informational Talks from e.Merging: How to Navigate the Process and Choose the Right Middle School, High School, & College

In the coming weeks, e.Merging Educational Consulting will be offering a number of presentations to parents facing the transitions to middle and high school, as well those already starting to think about college. On Tuesday, September 24th, e.Merging’s secondary specialist Leanna Harris will be speaking to 5th grade parents on “How to Navigate Middle School […]

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Keep Your School Choice Options Open by Knowing Important Dates

It’s hard to start thinking about school choice for next year when this school year is just getting underway. However, if your child is transitioning to elementary, middle, or high school in the fall of 2014 there are some things you can do right now to leave as many options as possible open for your […]

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e.Merging and LearningRx present: How to Navigate Middle School Choice

Are you wondering about how to choose the right middle school for your child? Do you have questions about how to find a school that best fits who they are and how they learn? Please join Learning Rx for an evening with e.Merging Educational Consultanting secondary school experts on How to Navigate Middle School Choice Thursday, January […]

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