Oak Knoll Hosts Free Educational Forum for Families Dec. 9


SUMMIT, NJ - Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child and Scholar Search Associates will host an Educational Forum for Families December 9, which will include seven members of the school’s faculty and staff, alongside educational innovators from across the state of New Jersey and beyond.

The free forum, which is open to the public, is geared toward families with curious thinkers in grades 4-12. Presentations from educational experts will address technology in education, emotional intelligence, the relevance of learning history, gifted and talented advocacy and much, much more.

Students will also be engaged through interactive workshops in 3-D printing, public speaking, the magic of modern tinkering, virtual reality and more. For more information and to register visit

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Presentations and discussions include:

  • “Powerful Ways to Improve Critical Thinking & Writing”
  • “The Relevance of Learning History"
  • “Technology in Education”
  • “Challenging Adolescents into Interdependence"
  • “How to Assess Summer Enrichment Programs"
  • “Gifted/Talented Advocacy: When the Answer is "No"
  • “Immunizing Against College “Sticker Shock”
  • “Freshman Year to Freshman Dorm – A Successful Student’s Path"
  • And much more!

Interactive sessions and mini-courses (for grades 4-12) include:

  • "Let Your Voice be Heard" (grades 4-6, 7-10)
  • "3-D Printing" (grades 4-8)
  • "The Magic of Modern Tinkering" (grades 4-12)
  • “Creating a Virtual World” (grades 6-12)
  • “Should Human Head Transplants be Allowed?!” (grades 7-12)
  • "Towards a Stronger You" (grades 4-6 & 7-9)

The educational adventure will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Oak Knoll campus located at 44 Blackburn Road. Food trucks and exhibits showcasing local and national resources will be available.

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