We would like to share with you a wonderful blog written for parents by parenting expert Betsy Brown Braun’s on the importance of optimism in our lives and that of our children. (Retrieved from http://www.positivelypositive.com.) Happy reading! ~ Margarita & Omid My teacher friend, Barbara,...

Passion, creativity, grit, individuality, and courage are just some of the words that come to mind when we contemplate the legacy of Steve Jobs and the ways in which his life has touched and inspired so many. With very humble beginnings and successive failures (including...

This month’s character value is acceptance. Just look acceptance up in any dictionary, and you are sure to find oodles of meanings pertaining to everything from compliance, toleration, and belief in -- to affirmation, undertaking, receipt, and more. We wish to more specifically focus on...

The “Ethical Mind” is identified as one of Dr. Howard Gardner’s Five Minds of the Future -- it is one of the minds that he believes “we should develop in the future” in order to be successful in our work and as global citizens. This...

Fundamental to the Seven Arrows Way of Education is our communal commitment to character values and the cultivation of an ethical core within our students. We call this important part of our curriculum Ethical Leadership. Each month, we focus on a specific value school wide,...

We have been so proud of the efforts of all of our students who have engaged in class-wide service learning projects, self-started Ethical Leadership projects, and those who give of themselves (alongside their families) in their free time to make our communities and our world...

Many of us had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Larry Kagan speak last Friday morning on children’s health as part of our Parent Education Series. We benefited from hearing about nutrition, sleep and anxiety from a fabulous local pediatrician who offered sound recommendations based...

The below excerpt written by Dr. Judy Willis on the benefits of dopamine release in the brain during learning is just another example of why Seven Arrows’ approach to education is strength-based. Positive experiences around learning actually enhance academic retention and long term memory, not...