I wanted to direct your attention to two articles I have recently come across that begin to explain some new, very exciting research that is being done on how kids learn and the importance of strong reading skills. For younger students play is coming to...

On Friday, November 20th many of the grandparents of our community came to the school to be part of our Kuyam gathering. Our lives today are circumscribed by many obligations but I feel that it is very important to create the opportunities to connect with...

I have always felt that enthusiasm is one of the cornerstones of a happy, productive life. It is a precious commodity and all too easily lost amidst the demands of a high performance culture. We work hard at Seven Arrows to create an environment that...

I’d like to draw your attention to development of global student networks that are beginning to break down cultural barriers around the world. It is possible to use technology to let students establish personal connections with their peers wherever they may be on the planet....

Do you and your children engage in nightly battles over homework? Do your children “forget” to bring their assignments home? Maybe you feel that you end up doing more homework than your kids do, Or maybe you find yourself battling iChat and YouTube on a daily basis…. If this...

I would like to recommend the book “Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School” by John Medina It offers 12 clear tenets of the latest brain science that have a defining impact on everyday life. We know that exercise...

I would like to introduce you to the work of Dr. Ron Taffel. His book, Nurturing Good Children Now, has been a great resource for me. As James Hillman (in The Soul’s Code) says: “Each person bears a uniqueness that asks to be lived and...