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
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?
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 … Continue reading Art Blog | This week, take (and share) your photography
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
Recently I made a decision as a parent that left me shook. When I say I was shook, I’m referring to not only my parenting style, but the core of so many of my ideas about life, that I find so important; freedom and failure - prime elements of risk taking. Before I go … Continue reading Risk taking; is it really worth it and if so, when? | Katelyn Ewing
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