Brehm Preparatory School’s mission is to empower students with complex learning disabilities and differences to recognize and optimize their potential throughout their lifetime. For more information, visit www.brehm.org.
Hockaday partners with Dallas public schools
Hockaday girls work hard at their own studies, but in a single academic year they also logged more than 12,000 hours providing tutoring and academic enrichment for students in underserved public schools in the Dallas Independent School District. Initially a community service program, the partnership has evolved into a true service learning opportunity in which […]
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Game Design Encourages Computer Science for All
While computer games are still anathema at some schools, Porter-Gaud School embraces them as deep learning activities for every high school student. In their required ninth-grade computer science course and in an array of electives, Porter-Gaud students experience a “multimedia, multitasking, total immersion in technology.” A high point of the ninth-grade course is the game […]
Courage. Integrity. Leadership. Curiosity. Concern.
A lone figure faces an audience, ready for what feels like the test of a lifetime: “Audition” at Hyde School, where everybody — parents, students, teachers —sings an unaccompanied solo. Terrifying? Sure. But humiliating? No way. As Hyde president Malcolm Gauld says, “You don’t laugh at somebody when you know you’re next.” Audition is a […]