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Sample Lessons from the Gravitas Character Formation Course

The Gravitas Character Formation course is comprised of short, daily lessons with accompanying assignments. Most of these are designed to be completed in less than 20 minutes, to accommodate students’ daily schedules. Below are some representative samples of the lessons in the course. These lessons build on one another, so it’s common for one to …

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Character Before Career: The Character Formation Program at Gravitas

Zach Manis At Gravitas, “Character Before Career” isn’t just a slogan. It’s a way of prioritizing the values that are embodied throughout the program. Your career, your work, and your financial future are all important. But they are not, and they will never be, the most important things about your life. The easiest way to …

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Students Thriving in Remote Learning: How to Continue the Trend

There is much talk of online learning these days. Much of society was thrust into virtual learning and work during the recent quarantine without notice or preparation. Even so, many students have come to enjoy and even thrive in a virtual learning environment. What is it that sets these students apart and makes them excel? …

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Six Myths about a Private College Prep School Education

Private schools can often provide students with a caliber of academic rigor, support, and community that many public schools struggle to offer with consistency. Public high schools, by nature, are set up to educate large numbers of students, which means classes are often large and individual students sometimes get lost in the shuffle. Strong college …

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Five Things to Know about Advanced College Prep Academics

Some high schools, especially independent ones, are doing away with their Advanced Placement (AP) courses. This may seem strange or counterproductive. In reality, the reasoning behind this change is multi-faceted. Following are five reasons why AP is not the only or best pathway for students’ college preparation. There is not one preferred type of college …

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5 Benefits to a Nontraditional High School

The COVID-19 Pandemic taught us all a lot about adaptability and opened our minds to different ways of doing things that we may never have never considered before. Especially with regard to education, the rapid—albeit haphazard—switch to online learning may have been your child’s first foray into the format. Some school districts got it right. …

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What to Know About Choosing an Online Christian High School

High school is a pivotal time in your child’s life. It’s where they learn, explore, grow, and prepare for success in college and life beyond. They begin to develop responsibility and start to make the important transition from childhood to adulthood. And while a status quo approach might work for many parents, if you want …

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