‘Curious Kid’, ‘Molly of Denali’ are quality choices | Paul Hanna

Happy Fall! I’m writing this month’s blog to offer two high-quality media recommendations for families as we dive in to the school year -- a podcast “The Curious Kid,” and a PBS show, “Molly of Denali.” Read on to learn more about why these might be good programs for your family!  'Curious Kid Podcast' … Continue reading ‘Curious Kid’, ‘Molly of Denali’ are quality choices | Paul Hanna

Science Camp; great choices for students in grades 2-6

Science camps are designed to immerse children, entering grades 2-6, in science and problem solving. Before- and after-camp latchkey is available. There is a Science EXPO for parents each Friday at 11:30 AM. Camp Immersion: In most camps there will be a field trip. The latest brain science teaches us that immersion in the … Continue reading Science Camp; great choices for students in grades 2-6

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