By Christy Showalter
November 10, 2008
I have two children who attended TSAS and are now in middle school.
I am very appreciative of the education that they received there.
The critical thinking skills will serve them their whole lives.
The way the life skills and lifelong guidelines were integrated
into the classroom to provide for a positive learning and social
environment enhanced their education and has helped them to be
During their 5-6th grade years, they learned about a remarkable
theory by Howard Gardner - the theory of multiple intelligences.
This theory attempts to more adequately explain the wide varieties
of abilities that humans display. (Wikipedia) Why, for instance,
math might be easier for me and English for you, and music for
For my children, this contributed to a better appreciation of
their classmates and their own strengths and an understanding
of why some subjects are more challenging than others. These
things plus the excellent academic education they received are
why I am really pleased I chose TSAS for my children.
About: "Resident of Ketchikan
for 11 years. parent for 33 years."
Received November 06, 2008
- Published November 10, 2008
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