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Our Hidden Curriculum

When I was in elementary school, looking back on it now, rarely did I feel that my teachers were trying to teach more than just the lesson.   1,051 more words


Back from Turku... or not?!

It’s been a few days since I’ve written my last blog post. For some reason, I just couldn’t write. First of all, this week was one of the busiest I’ve had in months: preparing for the German Olympiad, deciding over which Christmas Carols should be sung for the Christmas School Celebration, applying for a language assessment and gathering up a pile of documents that I need for a very specific thing next year… Secondly, in the midst of all this crazy week, I still had a little trouble focusing on some of the things I needed to do, because, somewhere deep down in my heart, I was still very much in Finland. 686 more words

Bucky's Family: Karac Leyva

Meet Bucky’s Family member, Karac Leyva!


Karac Leyva is a senior at Beaverton High and was born in Portland, Oregon 18 years ago. 343 more words


Stephen Mulligan and Michael Repper Featured by The Baltimore Sun

Stephen Mulligan (MM ’13, Conducting) and DMA conducting student Michael Repper were featured in an article by Baltimore Sun’s Tim Smith titled Two Peabody alums gain new conducting posts… 34 more words


Three Young Activists Reflect on COP22

What was COP22 like for the young people there? Three students reflect on their experiences, their struggle to have the youth voice heard, and the need to see climate change as a human rights issue. Read more here!

First Here, Then Everyhwere

Students from Granton Primary School take part in free forest school at Streatham Common Lambeth

On Friday 25th November  we had 28 students from Granton Primary School Class come to Streatham Common. They took part in free forest school activities session learning how to use how to make a fire safetly using flint & steel. 6 more words


Don't let politics colour educational evidence

Everyone involved in education wants pupils to succeed. It is likely that most will agree on definitions of success such as access to the best universities, a good base of knowledge across a range of subjects and skills such as speaking for an audience, for example. 671 more words