January 16, 2020 | #FliptheScript

The Home and School Partnership: A Teacher’s Perspective


I stood in front of the crowded room. It was our Awards Day ceremony - a joyous day of celebrating the achievements of the school year. As I glanced down...

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January 8, 2020 | #FliptheScript

A Principal’s Perspective: Tending the Garden


I have an uncle who grows all kinds of different fruit on his small hobby farm. I always enjoy visiting him, seeing the new plants, and helping to pick blueberries....

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December 16, 2019 | #FliptheScript, Videos

Flip the Script – The Word “Education” (Video*)


Last week Mr. Goodwin shared his thoughts on schooling beyond tests. In our modern world, the meaning behind the word "education" has been confused. This has resulted in a world where...

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December 5, 2019 | #FliptheScript

Flip the Script – Passing the Test


Most students are schooled with a focus on getting good grades and passing tests. In my Humane Letters class, after each book we read, my students do take a test...

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November 20, 2019 | #FliptheScript, Videos

Flip the Script – Great Books (Video*)


Last week Mrs. Rosario wrote about reading in grammar school which leads directly to an introduction to "The Great Books" in upper school. Aren't the Great Books boring?      ...

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