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Polygraphic Memory

When I started 6th grade I didn’t know a single person in my class. I was terrified.

I didn’t have any friends. In that class. I had friends, they were just in a different class, a different wing of the building. 1,211 more words

The Embarrassment Blog

Movement and Learning

More, and more educational research is coming out about the correlation between student understanding, and movement. When students have an opportunity to move around in class, it is shown to stimulate brain activity, resulting in greater recall of material.   30 more words

Best Practices

Core Sample Lab

Sixth graders conducted a core sampling lab using special cupcakes in earth science class this week.  First, students made predictions about the internal structure of the cupcake and then chose their sample sites.  102 more words


Eagle Engineering Starts Strong

On Saturday, October 18, Chaminade’s Eagle Engineering Robotics Team sent three squads to the Viewpoint School’s “Clash in the Canyons” Robotics tournament and returned with two awards.   297 more words

High School

Change is scary, plain and simple

What a stressful past two weeks! I am now in the second week of my second student teaching placement, and I have to admit my first placement was a lot easier. 624 more words


Teaching Empathy

One of the greatest lessons we have to learn from the study of history is the importance of empathy. But so often, students don’t understand this. 930 more words

Upper School

Middle School shares summer reading project with the community

On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014, The Middle School met in Gardiner Dining Hall to celebrate their summer reading. Students were asked to read several books over the summer with a diary theme.  107 more words

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