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If you have yet to face any real challenges in your life, consider yourself fortunate. At some point, everyone faces a challenge. It will be uncomfortable. It won't always have a simple answer. And large or small, you will have to figure out a way to solve it. Avoidance is not the correct response. Read More
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Ten years ago, my husband and I discovered New Morning School for our daughter.  As public school teachers, sending our kids to private school wasn’t a decision we took lightly. But New Morning School is exceptional. Below, I share why we decided it is the best place for our children. Our daughter started in Read More
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Recently, I had the opportunity again to listen to our Head of School Elaine Kennedy address a roomful of prospective parents at our annual Student Museum and Open House. Every time I hear her speak about New Morning School to an audience, I get charged up. I always wish that we were creating a Read More
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I recently attended a conference offering sessions delving deep into the idea of learning. A simple word, but an incredibly complex concept when you really think about it. Jenny Bennett, a teacher and presenter at the 2018 ISACS Conference defined seven qualities that make a learner great. Learners think, reflect, are determined, connect, question, Read More
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My family did some traveling this summer. We listened to lots of toddler-curated music, but we also had the opportunity to catch an audiobook we loved -- “Movement Matters” by Katy Bowman. I recommend this book. The book is a collection of essays written by the movement scientist (specifically a “biomechanist”), who believes a Read More
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Successful learning in school is often equated to sitting up straight in a desk. However, that is simply not the case. Students are actually able to concentrate on their classwork in a variety of ways. At New Morning School in Plymouth, MI, students are provided the opportunity to sit at tables, desks, even on the Read More
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