On this GratiTUdESDAY, we highlight the opportunities our teachers have to be involved in local, national, and even international discussions on education. Just this fall NBS teachers attended conferences and discussions led by the Virginia Association of Young Children, The Virginia School Consortium for Learning, and the Museum of the American Indian in DC. These […]
How fortuitous! TeacherAppreciationDay is on a GratiTUdESDAY! We are SO grateful for all teachers today, but especially the North Branch School faculty, past and present. They are dedicated, creative, caring, and always go the extra mile for their students. Also, some take the directive to “be silly” very seriously. Thank a teacher in your life […]
How do we even begin to express our thanks for 30+ years of sharing the love of nature, gardening, science, history, art projects, reading and math readiness, playground fun, and silly preschoolers’ jokes? This #GratiTUdESDAY is all about Toni! Please join us this Friday, 4-6PM, for an Open House in her honor. Donations gratefully accepted […]
It’s a Monday afternoon. The one before Spring Break. Teachers in the NBS staff meeting did not discuss their upcoming time off. Instead, they focused on ways to shape classroom experiences so that students are the information gatherers, the question askers, the problem solvers, the experimenters, the voices of “what if,” “why not,” and “let’s […]
On this #GratiTUdESDAY, here is a photo of Sarah, long-term sub in Primary Yellow, with the quilted pillow the class made for her as a thank you. The best news is that the Primary Yellow group will get to spend classroom time with both Summer and Sarah throughout the rest of 2018.