In this together! Let’s prepare for a safe first day of school

Thank you for the important role that you will play this year in the lives of our children. Thanks, too, for the part you will play in keeping our school community healthy.  Prep Your Child  Explain to your children that there is a serious infection and we want to keep everyone safe. There will there … Continue reading In this together! Let’s prepare for a safe first day of school

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Answering your back-to-school COVID questions

Several points were highlighted at a back-to-school Zoom meeting on Aug. 28. More information will be forthcoming, but among the key points: When in doubt, keep them home "If there's a question, keep them home and call the doctor," said Heather Johnson, PA, who also helped develop New Morning's innovative Peak Performance Wellness Plan … Continue reading Answering your back-to-school COVID questions

Prepared for remote learning: How one student thrived

Exactly how does attending an intimate learning environment like New Morning School in Plymouth, MI. prepare a student for a larger school?   In the case of Greyson, he found the skills he acquired while attending New Morning through seventh grade served him well in a new school with a much different learning environment. … Continue reading Prepared for remote learning: How one student thrived

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How does nurturing independent learning and creative thinking help our students during COVID-19?

At New Morning School, our teaching method encourages a mindset that has prepared our students for the coronavirus and beyond. Out of necessity this year, teachers, students and parents were introduced to the concept of online schooling. Traditional learning had to quickly pivot to accommodate the concept of online school for kids. While many … Continue reading How does nurturing independent learning and creative thinking help our students during COVID-19?

The best way to provide at-home learning during COVID-19

The challenges faced with at-home learning during the COVID-19 pandemic are three-fold. They affect not only the students, but parents and also the teachers. It's important to understand what makes successful remote learning at the elementary school level. We should recognize how the teaching and learning methods at New Morning School in Plymouth, MI. … Continue reading The best way to provide at-home learning during COVID-19