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What It Means To Be A Fearless Learner

June 29, 2017

  Fear can be toxic. Fear inhibits us from being our best, from trying, from reaching our potential. When it comes to learning, fear can be so...

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A Future in Writing for Award Winning 5th Grader

June 19, 2017

Last month, Carl Hu, 5th grader at Alvis C. Story Elementary won the Explore Horizons’ Young Writers’ Award Competition, which received...

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The Summer Slide is Real!

June 2, 2017

The summer slide is almost inevitable when kids take the summer months off from their academic learning. Did you know children and teens can lose up...

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Bringing His Creative Writing Vision To Life Leads To Rewards For Student And His School

Creative writing is a big part of what it takes to be a “fearless learner,” and when the assignment is to envision what life will be like...

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Read North Texas Children’s Writing Competition Winning Story

May 5, 2017

And the winner is… Carl Hu in grade 5 at Alvis C. Story Elementary in Allen ISD! Huge congratulations to our fantastic winner Carl, who competed...

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Parent Horizons: 5 Ways to Help Your Child Out of a School Slump

April 21, 2017

Have you noticed a slump in your child’s performance in the classroom? Are you frustrated because you know the potential they have? Maybe they’re...

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Fearless Learning: How To Fearlessly Navigate The World Of Creative Writing

April 11, 2017

Creative writing is one area kids are not bound by rules or barriers, and that freedom can sometimes be intimidating. At Explore Horizons, we...

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2017 Young Writers’ Award Judge Polly Shares her Experience as an Author

February 8, 2017

  One of the best parts of being a published author is having opportunities to encourage young people to write. When I was young, I attended a...

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Surviving STAAR tests

January 27, 2017

Spring is in the air, but parents of children in 3rd grade and upwards know all too well that with it comes the dreaded STAAR tests.  They are just...

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Congratulations Catherine Krummenacher for winning our Young Writers’ Award 2014

October 13, 2016

Explore Horizons are excited to have decided upon the winner of this year’s first US ‘Young Writers’ Award’. The challenge was...

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