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?

‘Curious Kid’, ‘Molly of Denali’ are quality choices | Paul Hanna

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

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