- Personal Growth– Study Skills – Set goals with tangible and intangible success criteria. Be accountable for results. Utilize your time and manage workload efficiently. Work Independently. Monitor, define, prioritize and complete tasks without direct oversight.
- Be Self-directed Learners– with the help of student-led conferences. Students are encouraged to reflect on their performance and take their learning further beyond basic mastery of skills and/or curriculum to explore and expand. Demonstrate a commitment to learning as a lifelong process. Reflect critically on past experiences in order to implement a strategy for future progress.
Cedar Hill Prep Debate Wins Again! Garden State Debate League held their third inter school debate meet at Cedar Hill Prep School. Forty teams participated with 130 participants. The topics for debate were: Disney Movies Do More Harm Than Good; Ban Single Use Plastic Bags; Major League Baseball’s Plan to Cut Minor League Teams is Justified; All U.S. Presidential Primaries Should Be Held on the Same Day. Four teams from Cedar Hill Prep School finished in the top 10. Cedar Hill Prep School again won trophies for top school in the league and most number of wins. Congratulations debaters!
The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual CurriculumThere have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought.