December 15, 2022 In the book The Sandman, Neil Gaiman refers to rules and responsibilities as “the ties that bind us.” But should we always be bound by these ties
November 30, 2022 In today’s world, there’s a lot of talk about teaching kids to talk to each other—and for good reason. But as a former middle and high school
September 26, 2022 It’s back-to-school season! Like mud season is accepted by the locals in mountain locales, back-to-school season is accepted by education professionals and students all over the world.
September 15, 2022 Schools are fractured and many of our students are fractured. Summer should have been a time to regenerate and rest, but for many depressed by the sad
September 8, 2022 Growing up in Shanghai, I learned English at four years old. After eight years of training — from alphabet games in kindergarten to after-school tutoring in middle
As our school communities begin to rebound from the effects of covid and the mitigation efforts, it will be tremendously helpful to create opportunities for students to experience the arts.
August 18, 2022 What do you do in your first class of the year? What do students do for their first homework assignment? (How) do these early experiences reflect your
July 20, 2022 Grading discussion is an age-old challenge rife with questions: Should I do individual or group assessment? How can I not punish introverts? Can I accurately record and
With an Alarming Trend in Mental Health Concerns, One Team is Seeking Answers… and Solutions | Michelle Hirschy and Dr. Nick Chan | 9 Min Read
May 31, 2022 In a world that feels as though compromise is fleeting and empathy is under siege, there is one universally acknowledged truth if you work with or have
A Cry from the Heart of all Independent Schools & An Elite School Meltdown | Joel Backon | 12 Min Read
February 23, 2022 This story is not just about last Friday’s walkout at Choate Rosemary Hall, although it would have been Exhibit A in many of the articles we have