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
Successful learning in school is often equated to sitting up straight in a desk. However, that is simply not the case. Students are actually able to concentrate on their classwork in a variety of ways. At New Morning School in Plymouth, MI, students are provided the opportunity to sit at tables, desks, even on the … Continue reading The many ways of sitting attentively for learning
Incorporating a fresh batch of former elementary students with an already-established group of middle schoolers goes better when everyone gets to know each other. That was the impetus for a pair of early team-building field trips taken by the middle school class. Starting Sept. 11 with a trip to the Howell Nature Center, the … Continue reading Middle school students break down barriers with early outings
"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
Our annual end-of-year celebration took place Monday, June 11 at the Livonia Public Library. We would like to wish continued success to our graduates and acknowledge all the great accomplishments put forth by our students, their parents, our staff and community friends.
A year-long program of selling bagels has netted $1,225.62 for the Malala Fund, which helps provide educational opportunities worldwide for girls and women often unable to enjoy access to free, safe education. The team of Sofia, Mari, Marissa and Scarlett have operated WWEB -- Wednesday Women's Education Bagels -- since late October. Proceeds have been … Continue reading Wednesday bagel sales add up to over $1,200 for girls’ education globally