Monthly Archives: June 2016

Preventing Summer Slide

Now that summer vacation is in full swing, parents and teachers alike may be concerned with preventing the “summer slide” with their students. This recent article from Education Week provides a few tips for helping your students’ skills stay sharp long … Continue reading

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Should students check their laptops at the classroom door?

Should students check their laptops at the classroom door? Jessica Flaxman, a former Masters student at Klingenstein and current Director of Studies at Charlotte Country Day School  in NC summarizes Robert Lee Hotz’s new article “Can Handwriting Make You Smarter?” quite well and makes the EA Team wonder … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Moving Forward: End of School Year Reflections

As we head into the final stretches of the school year, each teacher and student should take time to reflect on the highs and lows of the year. What worked? What flopped? How can you improve for next year? What … Continue reading

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