Maple Street School’s choral music teacher partnered with a local composer and songwriter to create a unique opportunity for our school’s most talented singers. This original song and video about the Constitution is the product of their collaboration. “We the People” is a wonderful interdisciplinary approach to learning American History, and has inspired two additional songs as well!
The Gift of Teaching
A teacher’s dream is to work for a school that creates curriculum that resonates and to see students grow through curiosity and self-confidence. At Applewild School, a K-8 independent, co-educational day school with a rigorous accelerated curriculum in Fitchburg, MA, these goals are more than attainable: they’re heartily encouraged. Todd Goodwin is a US History […]
Growing Good People Through Service & Relationships
The third grade at Tuxedo Park School has long carried on a tradition of service learning. Throughout the school year, each class visits the Promenade at Tuxedo, an assisted living facility. Together with residents they work on a service project that provides for an identified need in the local community. As we introduced this to […]
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Learning by Doing: John Burroughs and Slabsides
Being located in the beautiful Hudson Valley of New York, we are surrounded by local history and service opportunities to preserve such history. Therefore, as part of our interdisciplinary curriculum in the Middle School at Poughkeepsie Day, the teachers and students have been immersed in learning about the nature writer John Burroughs, along with doing […]