Caine’s Arcade – The Power of Cardboard!

Caine Monroy was just an average kid who hung out at his Dad’s used auto parts store in Los Angeles before a chance encounter with filmmaker, Nirvan Mullick, who discovered and showed the world that Caine was anything but average. … Continue reading

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The Hotchkiss EFX Lab: A Modern Day Playground

It is no secret that STEM labs are popping up on campuses across the country. Still, some schools are taking design-thinking spaces to a whole new level, and Hotchkiss’s EFX (Engineering, Fabrication, Exploration) Lab is one of these places. Their … Continue reading

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Norman Doors: “The Tyranny of Bad Doors Must End”

Do you know what “Norman Doors” are? We didn’t either but now we can’t stop seeing them every day and everywhere! We had the pleasure of sitting in on a session led by Jed Dioguardi, Director of Information Technology, at … Continue reading

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Game-Based Lessons Make Learning Fun

Using technology and game-based learning in the classroom can be an exciting and useful way to get students involved. In our recent conversations with teachers, foreign language teachers in particular, we’ve heard that Kahoot! has been an effective tool for … Continue reading

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Recruiting Without Bias at Private Schools

As 2017 comes to a close and the 2018 hiring season kicks into high gear, independent school administrators and faculty may be reflecting on how they can improve upon their school communities and the ways in which they can make … Continue reading

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First Impressions Count: How Educator’s Ally Can Help You Stand Out in a Job Search

Your resume looks great. Your references are in order and on standby. You know exactly what position you’re looking for and what type of school environment you’re seeking. So why would you need to use an agency for your independent school job search? … Continue reading

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EA Retreat: a pause for reflection

  Here at EA, we’ve had a busy summer and we’re looking forward to an even busier fall! But before the launch of the new school year, the EA team took some time to step back and reflect on this … Continue reading

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Faculty meetings, staff icebreakers, and classroom prep, OH MY!

  As teachers head back to school for faculty meetings and classroom prep, the EA team wanted to help by providing some ideas to mix up the back to school routine. From faculty and staff icebreakers to tips on hitting … Continue reading

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Did You Know?! Fun Facts about Independent Schools

  Just because it’s summer vacation for most educators doesn’t mean the learning has to end (read this article for some tips on how to beat “summer slide”)! We’ve done some digging and pulled together some facts about the history, … Continue reading

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