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?

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