Accommodations – What you can do at home and school to help your child; by Christine Jansen

Accommodations can be a dirty word for some, but they are changes that make it easier for your child to learn. They don’t change what your child is learning but change how they are learning. I have a strong belief in meeting a students needs and accommodating every student, so that they can reach their potential. … Continue reading Accommodations – What you can do at home and school to help your child; by Christine Jansen

You have to spill a little milk to grow; by Elaine Kennedy

Jean Piaget at New Morning School The following is a letter written for the Alumni News by New Morning School Head of School Elaine Kennedy. You have to spill a little milk to grow... Dear Parents, This fall parents at New Morning have been learning about Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist who researched the cognitive growth … Continue reading You have to spill a little milk to grow; by Elaine Kennedy

Getting messy in order to grow; by Marisa Downs

“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.”  Cynthia Occelli I heard this quote while driving a few weeks ago, and it stayed with me. What a … Continue reading Getting messy in order to grow; by Marisa Downs