January 2019

November 18, 2019

Dear Campus School Families,

I was in one of our classrooms the other day and saw what I consider to be a hallmark of the way we approach teaching and learning: students were working purposefully and independently, with occasional but limited guidance from the teacher. The teacher had clearly done significant preparation for this moment, but once it was in motion students were pursuing… Read More

November 11, 2019

Dear Campus School Families,

There are times when I am sitting at my desk attempting to write one of these reflections and – nothing. Bereft of good ideas or insights that might be worth sharing I look, instead, at the cursor blinking on my computer screen. Its unrelenting pulse is like the tick tock of a clock, reminding me that time is wasting. Eventually, however, something does… Read More

November 4, 2019

Dear Campus School Families,

I have written before about how creative our students are when they are engaged in free play during recess. The small play area right outside my window and next to Gill Hall was modestly renovated this summer. New natural materials – sticks, gravel, sand,… Read More