The Vine Academy Blog
Transition years, when children move into a new school level, such as junior high, are both exhilarating and anxiety-producing. Faced with making new friends, managing more homework, or even learning
“Bright.” “Gifted.” “Quick learner.” “Exceptional.” “Smart.” What parent wouldn’t want to hear these words spoken of their child? Children who are described in this way tend to...
At Vine, our teachers keep journals to record observations and feelings as they make their way through the school year. We're sharing one entry (with permission) to give readers a peek inside the...
One of the most unique aspects of the school day at Vine Academy is our Projected Learning class. It's a favorite of students, parents, and teachers alike... but what, exactly, does this class entail?
Humans love routines. From the time we’re born, we crave structure and pattern in our days. In fact, the newborn period is known for being extremely challenging until everyone “settles into a routine” in order for life can move forward. But what, exactly, is a routine?
An interview with Vine Academy's Literature and Writing teacher, Ms. Jessica! Vine Academy is a private school in Hinsdale, IL that serves students from Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, Western Springs, Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Oak Brook, and beyond!
With the rapidly increasing availability of phones, tablets, and computers, the simple matter of tracking hours in front of a television is morphing into a much more complicated issue for parents today.