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Top 5 Apps For Teaching The Math of Money Management

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5 days ago

Make pizzas, build roller coasters, and collect monsters — these kid-friendly apps teach the basics of saving and spending by bringing money management to life.

Today in Class: Solve a Worldwide Crisis

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3 weeks ago

What’s more difficult to manage — global issues or group work? Students at Holy Trinity School are learning how to handle both.

Why Commitment Matters: An AOPS Parent Perspective

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1 month ago

The first step to success? Showing up. See how this New Jersey mom is showing her six children the value of hard work and commitment.

The State of PA vs. Your Favorite Novel: Mock Trials Bring Literature to Life

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2 months ago

Nervous students. Fictional defendants. A real presiding judge. See how this program uses literature to fuel high-stakes courtroom showdowns.

5 Activities for Preventing Summer Brain Drain

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2 months ago

Studies show that students can lose a significant portion of their knowledge over summer break. Use these five activities to keep your child’s brain active and engaged.

A Promise to Our Students

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4 months ago

At AOPS, we don’t just teach today’s students. We prepare tomorrow’s leaders. The Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald explains our community-wide commitment to developing the whole student.

The Answer to Question 3? Collaboration.

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4 months ago

They come for the homework help. They leave with a deeper understanding of service. See how Homework Club is fostering mentorship across schools.

Ahead of the Curve – AOPS Students and the 2017 TerraNova Test

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5 months ago

In 2017, AOPS students surpassed national testing averages as well as their own scores from previous years. Check out their results in our latest infographic!

Student Experience: How I Became a Risk-Taker (and a National Merit Finalist Along the Way)

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5 months ago

Caroline Curtiss learned more than how to take tests — she gained the confidence to take risks. Discover her path to becoming a National Merit Finalist.

The Alumni Experience: Choosing Catholic Education Three Times

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6 months ago

Steve Clement’s parents were AOPS sweethearts. He was an AOPS student. Now he’s helping to direct AOPS enrollment. Find out why our academics, athletics, and service kept bringing him back!

INFOGRAPHIC: The Visual and Performing Arts at AOPS

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7 months ago

The visual and performing arts are big business — which is why AOPS schools are positioning students for careers in design, dance, music, and more. Get the full details in our latest infographic!

The Alumni Experience: Finding Direction in Faith

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8 months ago

It all started with one volunteer event: this AOPS alumnus describes how his time serving others in high school helped him embrace his calling.

Why Leadership Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

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8 months ago

How can children benefit from learning leadership skills? This AOPS parent explains how her daughter gained the confidence to speak up for others.

The Best Seat in the Classroom

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11 months ago

Wobble stools and yoga mats: see how this school is using flexible seating to improve focus and foster independence.

The Wins You Don’t Hear About

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12 months ago

What’s even more impressive than a state championship? See how AOPS high school athletes are making a lasting impact in their classrooms and communities.

Why Investment Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

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12 months ago

What does investment mean for an AOPS school parent? One Philly mom shares her story about weighing the options — and the costs — of her kids’ school choices.

Why Values Matter: A Parent’s Perspective

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1 year ago

Schools do more than provide knowledge — they instill values. This AOPS parent shares the values she sought in order to find the right school for her six children.

Bringing Literature to Life

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1 year ago

From creating Shakespeare-themed song lists to writing poetry by deletion, Daniela Fazio is finding new ways to connect today’s teens with classic works.