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How to handle the routine of school

We love back-to-school season! The excitement, fresh opportunities, budding young minds ready to learn … but let’s be honest. There’s a bit of a honeymoon period, and then reality sets...

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Unique 1/2 day kindergarten program at SDA

The kindergarten program at Self Development Academy (SDA) prepares each student for first grade, but beyond that, for a lifetime of learning.   “By the end of his/her kindergarten year, most are...

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Tips for tech savvy students

While technology is always changing, our common sense and philosophy behind how and why we use it should be strong and foundational. Consider these tips for tech savvy students:   Hardware, software,...

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Early Literacy

Early literacy does not refer to young children who are able to read. Early literacy refers to the skills required to read something and then understand complex issues, abstract ideas,...

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Mesa Campus

Self Development Academy’s Big Picture

At Self Development Academy, our award-winning teachers instruct a grade higher than traditional Arizona schools. The already accelerated curriculum includes enriched instructional methods, one-on-one tutoring, and small-group interventions. We have...

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Ingredients for the creative process

What better time than summer to get outside the box and push the boundaries for our creativity? The creative process takes critical thinking and problem solving and offers solutions, new...

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