Prepared for remote learning: How one student thrived

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. … Continue reading Prepared for remote learning: How one student thrived

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How does nurturing independent learning and creative thinking help our students during COVID-19?

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 … Continue reading How does nurturing independent learning and creative thinking help our students during COVID-19?

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

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

Students in Red Cedar River

Students release salmon into river, continue life cycle

https://youtu.be/xO2nfON-E6Q Project FISH Coordinator Mark Stephens provides information during New Morning School's salmon release at Ferguson Park in Okemos, MI. A yearlong study of the lifecycle of salmon concluded with a field trip to the Red Cedar River in Okemos, MI. -- the last stop before the salmon reach their ultimate destination of Lake … Continue reading Students release salmon into river, continue life cycle