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Transitioning to Yorktown Education: Visit Our Campus and Meet Our Educators
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 private school located near Dallas, have counseled many eager parents with various ways to help their children transition into the school’s “Do What You Love” philosophy. The teachers’ experience and knowledge allows them to devise a few suggestions for middle and elementary school transitions.
Ms. Diana Yau, our middle school teacher, believes students need to display autonomy when completing projects and assignments with multiple steps: “Students must have the willingness to learn in order to synthesize all the information.” Students in the middle school classroom must have a motivation to learn, as these years prepare them for high school.
Mrs. April Walker, our upper elementary teacher, states, “Students need responsibility to ensure the work is completed.” Students in the upper elementary class work on various group projects that demand cooperative learning in order for the group to succeed. Students, just as the other grades, are working within various levels, so they need the discipline to prioritize their work.
Mrs. Kristen Robel, our early elementary teacher, also believes students must enter the classroom possessing the ability to work independently. “Our students all work on various learning levels, so the capability to focus on their individual tasks are imperative,” she says. Students at this age are learning how to adapt to a schedule, so we know it is important to ensure they use time management skills as well.
Our teachers are committed to help your children succeed not only after they are enrolled in Yorktown, but also before they step in the door. Book a tour today to meet our engaging teachers. If Yorktown meets or surpasses your expectations, your son or daughter will spend a day immersed in the classroom. Here, he or she can meet these dynamic teachers to envision what the “Do What You Love” curriculum entails.