The following list of apps and online resources have been generated after extensive research into the most effective and educational programs available today. As you can see, they are broken down by lower school (Kinder through 3rd grade: K-3 App List) and upper school (4th...

As we mentioned in last week's Vision, we will be focusing on the 4 Cs of 21st century education over the next few weeks. The 4 Cs stand for the following skills: 1. Creativity 2. Communication 3. Critical Thinking 4. Collaboration Today, as we gear...

For many years, when planning for learning and teaching objectives, educators have focused on the “3 Rs” of education – Reading, writing, and arithmetic – which achieved 20th century skills. Since then, our world and the demands of the workforce have greatly evolved, and a...

The Plastic Brain Research continues to show that our brains are remarkably plastic and malleable, not just during the critical first twelve informative years of life, but even well into adulthood. A wonderful new book written by Neuroscientist Richard Davidson entitled The Emotional Life of...

Twenty-first-Century Literacies—a Checklist At the National Association of Independent Schools conference this past week in Philadelphia, I picked up and have been thoroughly enjoying an insightful new work entitled, Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools and Business for the...

6th graders put their popsicle stick bridges to the test this week. Adding weight incrementally, they discovered just how much their bridge could bear! Our 6th grade class is currently preparing for a science fair this spring. This will be an in-house science fair for...