Insights from Academic Care Director Chris Barnes
I’m spotlighting our math teacher Christina Antico, who makes every effort to create collaborative, immersive learning experiences for her Algebra and Geometry students. After witnessing her Matrix Operation Obstacle Course in Algebra, I had the opportunity to sit down with her and ask questions about her lesson and innovative approach to math curriculum design.
As parents, our first trip to the playground can be nerve-wracking.
"Will the other kids be nice to them?"
"Will they exclude them from their games?"
"What if they don't know the rules of the games?"
Have you ever heard your child call something “mid”?
It refers to anything they deem to be poor or unsatisfactory.
"Kindness — the ability to understand each other, the instinct to care for each other, and the desire to help each other — is among our most powerful natural resources. It supports cooperation, fosters relationships, improves health, and overwrites hatred.
"Who am I as a learner?” As our students grapple with this important concept, it is possibly even more important to consider how we as teachers and parents treat them as learners. What do we expect of them?