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Terra Firma parenting
When my grandson Zach was a newbie at walking and running, about 15 months old, I watched as he ran across his living room. Scattered around him were toys of all shapes and sizes, a lot of trucks to be sure. He started out running with glee, but then he stumbled and fell forward Read More
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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. Read More
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Dominos
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 Read More
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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. Read More
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Hello to all members of the NMS artists colony!   This week we are taking an adventure, exploring the art of digital photography.  Of course this is not new to most of you, I’m guessing you have snapped a picture or two.  But let’s learn some basics and then try some new things!   What Read More
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Students Learning at Table
I’ve been thinking about this topic for a few days. We are in the early days of “shelter in place.” It is a challenging time. In my role as Head of School at New Morning School, I’m receiving by email every promotion by every company offering school curriculum. They’re all screaming – it’s free, Read More
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