“Innovation does not happen in isolation. There is no lone genius.”–Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO Bezos’ sentiment embodies the innovative process Yorktown Education seeks to nurture within its students. The most important innovations of all time, including such inventions and discoveries as the printing press, the compass, the electric light, and antibiotics are the […]
As we spring into May, Yorktown families will obtain the results from the CTP standardized test given by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB). We value what these test scores represent; therefore, we feel it is important for parents to understand the purpose and importance of standardized testing at Yorktown. According to ERB guidelines, students are […]
From England to Italy, Yorktown gets in-depth with some of Europe’s most loved cities this Spring Break. Follow your classmates as they tour England, France, Switzerland, and Italy! Great photos being posted daily on Facebook!
“I make the kids feel like they can succeed while enforcing they are on the right track… I want the overall feeling that they can just do it!” Originally from Maryland, Kristen Robel started teaching at age 22 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Kristen discovered her passion in teaching, as […]
Marissa Tyro started teaching at Yorktown Education in Fall 2012 and teaches middle and high school biology, chemistry, physics, health, AP Psychology, and 3D Printing. Ms. Tyro’s teaching philosophy incorporates the tools students need to synthesize information. Ms. Tyro’s in-depth knowledge of the sciences gives her the ability to make technical concepts accessible to children/teens […]
When parents decide to alter their children’s education for the better, it sometimes can lead to high levels of anxiety at the thought of moving to another school. Parents can help their children transition by visiting the school, meeting the teachers, and discussing the positive aspects for the change. Our teachers at Yorktown Education, a […]
The New Jersey Spotlight online periodical, reviewed the recent campaign trail debate between New Jersey Senator Barbara Buono and Governor Chris Christie. Buono disagreed with Christie’s comment that, “We have 200 failing schools in New Jersey… We need to change what is going on in failing schools, and I’m an advocate for vouchers in failing […]