Question, wonder are important elements to learning | Katelyn Ewing

I recently attended a conference offering sessions delving deep into the idea of learning. A simple word, but an incredibly complex concept when you really think about it. Jenny Bennett, a teacher and presenter at the 2018 ISACS Conference defined seven qualities that make a learner great. Learners think, reflect, are determined, connect, question, … Continue reading Question, wonder are important elements to learning | Katelyn Ewing

The Importance of Natural Movement | Paul Hanna

My family did some traveling this summer. We listened to lots of toddler-curated music, but we also had the opportunity to catch an audiobook we loved -- “Movement Matters” by Katy Bowman. I recommend this book. The book is a collection of essays written by the movement scientist (specifically a “biomechanist”), who believes a … Continue reading The Importance of Natural Movement | Paul Hanna

The summer learning experience | Trisha Miller

Many parents and educators are concerned that children will not retain knowledge and skills over the summer in today’s highly academic and competitive society.  This often leads to signing children up for loads of classes, camps and activities to fill their every summertime hour. Parents will seek, and teachers will sometimes recommend: workbooks, apps, … Continue reading The summer learning experience | Trisha Miller

Blog: What stories are your kids being told? | Katelyn Ewing

While perusing the shelves of the elementary library, I came across a children’s novel that I had forgotten about. Instantly, I was flooded with warm memories of The Tale of Despereaux. If you’re not familiar with this children's book-turned animated film, let me fill you in. This story follows the adventures of a smaller … Continue reading Blog: What stories are your kids being told? | Katelyn Ewing

What do you get when you plant a seed?; by Joan Barrett

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, … Continue reading What do you get when you plant a seed?; by Joan Barrett