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What is this New WISC-V?

Admissions season is here, and calls are streaming into The Kingsbury Center inquiring about the WISC-V, the new test for children age six and up who are applying to independent schools. 911 more words


Diversity and Communities

Schools and communities that lack diversity or lack the leadership to address race and diversity, often see the world and education through a lens of colorblindness; it is not important so why make it an issue. 88 more words

Black People

Parenting in the Wake of the Paris Terrorist Attacks

As our thoughts have been drawn today to France and to Paris in the wake of the tragedy of the terrorist attacks yesterday, I feel a bit ill-equipped as a parent. 294 more words


Creating a Progress Culture Through Pilot Programs: Compiled Thoughts

In the Spring of 2012, I wrote a number of blog entries about the role of pilot programs and courses in creating thoughtful progress in a school. 3,113 more words


Early Intervention Key to Positive Outcomes for Children with Learning Differences

Jane D. Hull once wrote, “at the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” 642 more words

Lawrence School

Relationships Matter

“No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship.” –Dr. James Comer

In reading a study about independent schools this week I was once again reminded of the most important aspect of education… relationships. 172 more words

Wilmington Montessori School

Deep, Thoughtful, Engaged Lives NOW for our Students

As I left The Westminster Schools this summer after serving as Upper School Head, I found myself refining my wishes for high school students in this particular moment in history. 459 more words