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What is “personalized education”?

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Which of these photos show personalized education?     Many school districts are offering what they call personalized education without a clear definition of its meaning. An article in Education Week includes the following statements from a veteran teacher in the Jefferson County school system in Kentucky. “This whole thing is coming from the tech industry, which doesn’t understand that what kids need is someone to love them and get excited about them. I’m not aware of any research that says sticking a child in front of a computer for hours on end does them any good.” We at Willow Bend Academy totally agree with the teacher from Kentucky. While we have a supply of computers for student use, the majority of teaching is “real person” to student by teachers who love and understand each of our students. The photo on the left does NOT show personalized education.  While the tech companies market a variety of “individualized” curricula, without a teacher little learning takes place. Willow Bend Academy has provided true personalized, individual education for 20 years and our graduates have enjoyed great success.  We love our students and the education we provide....

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Hunger Game at Willow Bend Academy

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

Hunger Game at Willow Bend Academy

Willow Bend Academy recently held its annual Hunger Game. Hunger Game is a drive to collect canned goods, pasta, dried beans and peanut butter for the North Texas Food Bank. The result was enough food to provide 3,934 meals to chronically hungry children, families and senior citizens in North Texas.

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Willow Bend Academy is “Unique”.

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

Willow Bend Academy is “Unique”.

Take a look at what we’re all about, and hear from both students and teachers alike.

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We did it again!

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Featured | 0 comments

We did it again!

Willow Bend Academy National Honor Society chapter did it again. They were one of 10 chapters nationwide to be recognized for outstanding community service projects

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Giving back to the community

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Articles, Featured | 0 comments

Giving back to the community

Willow Bend Academy students give back to the community in many ways. They recently cleaned the wooded area and creek bed of one of the City of Plano neighborhood parks.

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Ruifeng Li, Grandmaster

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Articles, Featured | 0 comments

Ruifeng Li, Grandmaster

Ruifeng Li, a freshman at the Plano campus of Willow Bend Academy is a Grandmaster of chess, the highest title one can achieve. He recently tied for first place in a tournament with 50 competitors of all ages from around the world.

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