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  • Head of School Blog

For manners to be meaningful, they need to be connected to the reason for having them, such as expressing thoughtfulness toward another person. Understanding the reason behind good manners means teaching kids empathy and consideration for someone else--the person on the receiving end of your actions.

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Balancing the Homework Equation
  • Teaching & Learning Blog

Homework is a hot topic for students, parents and schools. There seems to be two opposing perspectives--either homework is an important tool to develop academic skills and personal skills like grit and self-discipline, or it is a seemingly grueling and arguably necessary exercise that requires parents prodding, even cajoling and stressful long evenings.

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