The Educational Forum: Saturday, October 27

Worried about how technology affects your children? Think you might have a gifted child? Or maybe your high schooler has college on the brain. If any of these topics are on your mind–or your child’s–this is the forum for you. Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child and Scholar Search Associates is hosting an Educational Forum for Families that will teach parents and children how to cope with not only these topics but everything parents need to know to raise happy, healthy, successful kids.

The forum takes place Saturday, October 27, 2018 on Oak Knoll’s beautiful 11-acre campus and will include six members of the school’s faculty and staff, alongside educational innovators from across the state of New Jersey and beyond. Attend this exciting educational adventure anytime between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The forum is free and open to the public, and is for anyone who is interested in learning about opportunities designed to support the unique needs of critical and creative thinkers.

Food trucks and exhibits showcasing local and national resources will be available.

Presentations and discussions include:
 Technology in Education: Help or Hindrance
 
21st Century Career Opportunities for Women in STEM
 
Factoring the “Happiness Index” in College Placement
 
“Online Learning – Benefits and Suitability
 
The 5 Most Important Tips for the College Admissions Process
 
A Way to Instill Compassionate Critical Thinking
 
Characteristics, Nature, and Needs of Gifted and Creative Children
 
The Significance of Debate in the 21st Century Classroom
 And much more!

Click here to read full session descriptions

Interactive sessions and mini-courses (for grades 4-12) include:
 Finding Your Inner Strength
 The Virtual World Hymn
 Energizing Your Efficiency Quotient
 Break Out! The Learning Adventure Begins
 Follow Me! Learning to Lead for Just Causes
 The Most Important Character is YOU
 And much more!

Click here to read full session descriptions

Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, 44 Blackburn Road. Summit, NJ 07901

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."

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