Eye on Our Vision

Historic Study Indicates Relation Between Screen Time and Brain Changes

January 17th, 2019

The National Institutes of Health is conducting an unparalleled study into the effects of screen time on adolescents. The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study (ABCD study) has recruited over 11,000 adolescents to monitor for ten years, including regular MRI and other brain scans, to find…

Does Afterschool Enrichment Really Matter?

January 11th, 2019

Whether children participate in sports, arts, robotics, STEM or STEAM programs, the exploratory nature of these programs afford students with the time and low pressure stakes to take risks and engage with confidence. Studies also indicate that the relationships they build with staff members who…

Fostering Empathy in Children

December 13th, 2018

“Empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.” – Roger Ebert It’s no secret that empathy plays an integral role in social and emotional learning. It’s one of the most complex skills to build because it takes ongoing modeling and intentional attention. At Seven Arrows,…

Attention, Attention!

December 6th, 2018

This week, we revisit a Seven Arrows favorite, John Medina’s book, Brain Rules. His chapter about how our brains function in relation to memory retention is a practical resource worth sharing. “We have known for a long time that ‘interest’ or ‘importance’ is inextricably linked…

Global Citizenship

November 15th, 2018

A Seven Arrows education introduces students to the concept of living in a global community by integrating the traditions and practices of world cultures into the educational experience – reading and gathering facts alone do not create a lasting impression. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific…

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