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What if there was a middle school where students were asked to care about how their mind works? Where students were asked to wonder out loud. Imagine a place where kids are excited to learn. What if this place allowed students to struggle and helped them view perseverance through struggle as an opportunity for growth?

There is such a place! We're excited to share our new video with you that offers a window into how this unique educational opportunity for middle schoolers in Long Beach teaches for deep understanding and makes thinking visible.

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  • Be Courageous

    Regret has been on my mind over the past month. I don’t fear having regret for choosing Intellectual Virtues Academy for my son – first year kinks and all. I feel sadness for families who do not choose IVA and, after the school year begins, regret that decision. To me, this would be a difficult loss to experience. Curious about what causes the feeling of regret, I conducted a quick search and discovered this explanation on Psychology Today: “… the easier it is to envisage a different outcome, the more likely we are to regret the lost opportunity.” Which led me to wonder, if we do not wish to experience regret, how might we avoid it in our decision-making? My wonder took Read More
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New for 2016, Introducing A New Long Beach Public High School.
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