Christine Jansen at New Morning School, elementary classroom.

Hands-On Learning engages all learners | Christine Jansen

Hands-on Learning is very important to learning and part of our classroom every day. Hands-on Learning is learning by the process of doing. This idea became popular in the early 1950s and was backed by famous psychologists like Jean Piaget, Kurt Lewin and John Dewey. It can also be called Experiential Learning. Experiential Learning quickly … Continue reading Hands-On Learning engages all learners | Christine Jansen

Kindergarten plants tower garden in classroom

Kindergarten teacher Katelyn Ewing explains how her students are planting a tower garden in their classroom. The kindergarten classroom continued its lesson in learning about plants and life, adding seedlings to its tower garden. Arugula, bibb lettuce, gourmet lettuce, rainbow chard, cucumber, kale and basil seeds were carefully added to tower garden. The class … Continue reading Kindergarten plants tower garden in classroom

Zero Impact Day is April 22 in Plymouth.

Zero Impact Day comes April 22 to NMS

A unique way to celebrate #EarthDay19 here at New Morning School @Plymouthmich “Zero Impact Day” - no lights, no computers, no power- @WWJ950 @FOX2News @NMSPlymouth pic.twitter.com/pLZq6WO8IN — Charlie Langton (@charlielangton) April 22, 2019 New Morning School's first-ever Zero Impact Day takes place Monday, April 22 -- Earth Day -- here at New Morning School … Continue reading Zero Impact Day comes April 22 to NMS

Get up and move: Words to embrace at school, in the workplace

"Quit moving around. You need to sit down." Who hasn't heard those words at some point in their life? Often, memories of that go back to childhood, when excitable young learners feel the need to burn off some energy. However, maybe it's not so much about burning off energy; rather, it's the need to … Continue reading Get up and move: Words to embrace at school, in the workplace