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A 10-Step Guide to College Applications

 

“Coming up on your senior year? What are you thinking for college?” – a common refrain heard from many a Northern Virginia parent. Senior year can be a stressful enough time for any high schooler juggling school, extracurriculars, and time with...

Six Tips for Managing Children’s and Teens’ Use of Technology

The modern household is overrun with technology. And, what’s hard is that technology is easy.

It entertains us.

It is addictive.

It entertains and keeps our children quiet after a long, hard day at work.

But, brain-based research says it’s...

How to Cultivate Your Child's Sense of Wonder in Northern Virginia

 

While vacationing near Assateague Island this summer, I picked up a small book by Rachel Carson entitled The Sense of Wonder. Carson’s descriptive prose recounts delightful explorations with her young nephew Roger near her home in Maine.

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Avoid the Summer Slide: Tips For Keeping Kids Learning

In The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame writes about Mole’s summer vacation:

This day was only the first of many similar ones for the emancipated Mole, each of them longer and full of interest as the ripening summer moved onward. He learnt to...

Top Ten Summer Reads for Ten-Year-Olds

By Sarah Flenniken, Dominion's Fourth Grade Teacher

 

Reading between the ages of 8-11 can be a magical time. I was around this age when I first remember getting lost in a book for hours at a time. It’s a sweet spot-- most children in this age...

Welcome to Our New Website and Blog!

Whether you were directed here from a Google search, a friend’s recommendation or social media, we warmly invite you to join us as we navigate the ins and outs of parenting, hear stories of faith from our school community and learn about the...

Concrete to Pictorial to Abstract: An Interview with Dominion’s Fourth Grade Teacher About the Value of Singapore Math

“Concrete to Pictorial to Abstract: An Interview with Dominion’s Fourth Grade Teacher About the Value of Singapore Math”

Confessions of an Overachieving Parent, Part V

By: Matt Mitchell, Head of School

Dominion offers a compelling college-preparatory education using the time-tested classical model in the context of a Christian worldview. We are passionate about the liberal arts and about helping each child...

Confessions of an Overachieving Parent, Part IV

By: Matt Mitchell, Head of School

Dominion offers a compelling college-preparatory education combining the best of the time-tested classical model with the latest beneficial educational options in the context of a Christian worldview. We are...

Confessions of an Overachieving Parent, Part III

By: Matt Mitchell, Head of School

Dominion offers a compelling college-preparatory education combining the best of the time-tested classical model with the latest beneficial educational options in the context of a Christian worldview. We are...