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The other day we were discussing logos.  What is a logo?  A logo is a trademark to represent a company or organization.   It is an identifying symbol.  Since I am the school’s admissions director, I am very aware of our logo and its placement in our materials regarding the school – stationery, school literature, Read More
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Accommodations can be a dirty word for some, but they are changes that make it easier for your child to learn. They don’t change what your child is learning but change how they are learning. I have a strong belief in meeting a students needs and accommodating every student, so that they can reach their potential. Read More
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As I approach the one-year mark in my time at New Morning, I’ve naturally found myself reflecting on the experience thus far, especially when considering the stark contrast to my past experiences as a science teacher. I hope my reflections can shed some light on the similarities and differences of a traditional, high-pressure educational Read More
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How the work of Jean Piaget applies to our method of learning at New Morning School You have to spill a little milk to grow… Dear Parents, This fall, parents at New Morning have been learning about Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist who researched the cognitive growth of children. Piaget writes, “The goal of intellectual Read More
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Your worst fear: You get a call from a police officer at 2:00 am. Your teen has been arrested for speeding and drinking. Why are teens attracted to this risk-taking behavior? What do I do? The following three pieces of brain research have great implications for how we can support our teens: First, teen Read More
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Pre-K8 learning near Livonia and Northville, MI.
Some years ago, before I was a teacher or had children of my own, my sister-in-law passed on a bit of advice that I think of often. She and my eldest brother were raising my nephew and niece in a way I really respected. Their kids were wonderful! They were smart, outgoing, fun, and Read More
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