Christine Jansen at New Morning School, elementary classroom.

Hands-On Learning engages all learners | Christine Jansen

Hands-on Learning is very important to learning and part of our classroom every day. Hands-on Learning is learning by the process of doing. This idea became popular in the early 1950s and was backed by famous psychologists like Jean Piaget, Kurt Lewin and John Dewey. It can also be called Experiential Learning. Experiential Learning quickly … Continue reading Hands-On Learning engages all learners | Christine Jansen

The Why, How and Where of Nature Play | Stella Rodriguez

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dhas9OEc1Lk Why Despite my best efforts as a certified educator, nature can often be the best teacher. It is through nature that I have learned how to respect all things, even those that I do not understand. It is through nature that I have learned that everything finds a way to work itself out … Continue reading The Why, How and Where of Nature Play | Stella Rodriguez

Scholarship information for Summer Science/STEM Camp

Dear Summer Science Camp Scholarship Applicant: Through the generosity of the Bosch Foundation, Plymouth Rotary Foundation, and the Wilcox Foundation, New Morning School is offering 35 summer science camp scholarships for students ages 5-11. All costs will be covered including latchkey. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need. New Morning School is a preschool … Continue reading Scholarship information for Summer Science/STEM Camp

With a little help from my friends; a culture of encouragement | Rick Schulte

I still remember it like it was yesterday. Over 40 years ago, my swimming lessons at the local municipal pool included learning how to dive from the high board. Kids half my size -- and a few years younger than me -- excitedly climbed up, took a quick glance around and dove into the … Continue reading With a little help from my friends; a culture of encouragement | Rick Schulte