Early learning of a second language develops a lifelong ability to communicate with more people. Children who begin a second language at an early age also show improvement in overall school performance and superior problem-solving skills.
Research has shown, and we’ve seen firsthand at The Woods, that outdoor education helps students with their learning. Benefits include connection between students, improving student engagement, and more!
According to the National Parent Teacher Association, parent engagement and involvement in their child’s education can lead to greater academic success and increased confidence.
The cold weather is here and many students are dreaming about building snowmen! To support the 6+1 writing traits of organization, 1st grade students built a snowman in the classroom!
4th grade students wrote their ''deseos'' (wishes) in Spanish on the tree for the holiday season. They were so excited to learn new vocabulary and used it in context.
This month, each student was prompted to think about his/her favorite colors, hobbies, people, subjects, book series, and more to create ornaments that embodied him/her as an individual.
In the Montessori classroom, music is essential. December, the month of Christmas carols and jingle bells, provides us with the perfect focal point for music and instruments.
Sixth and seventh grade religion students are learning about the season of Advent and the expectant waiting and preparation of the birth of Jesus.
These wonderful second graders are learning about the different ways in which people around the world and in this country celebrate the holidays. Kwanzaa was one of the holidays 2nd grade learned about.
Advisory is a very special time in the Upper School. One significant part of being in advisory is a chance to build positive relationships with peers and teachers.
“Most important things” can apply to specific tasks at work, fixing things around the house or managing important household decisions - but more significantly, I mean spending meaningful time with my wife and kids.
Upper School French students have enjoyed playing a new game - Feu rouge (Red Light), Feu vert (Green Light), Feu disco (Disco Light) - to have fun and learn French while outside.