How to Learn: the Backwards Bike and Learning New Study Habits

The start of the second term in the Middle School brings basketball practices, new art courses, and a fresh page on year-long courses. It is also the time when we can start to look back at the year so far and turn up the conversation about how each of us can learn more about how to learn. I talked this

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A New Year’s Resolution: Reduce Stress with Family Meetings

As the dust begins to settle from first few days of school, we can now turn to looking ahead and deciding on routines for the school year. After living many years in Middle School, I’ve learned to never let a motivational opportunity pass us by, and so this weekend I think it is fitting to set some new year’s resolutions.

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Terra Incognita: Day One in Virtual School

Kudos to everyone – students, teachers, and parents – for our day spent in virtual school yesterday! We are collecting feedback directly from students in school today, but here’s a quick wrap up of what I have already heard from a variety of parents, students, and teachers about our first adventure in virtual school. A lot of initial reactions, particularly

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