By Hamida Butt, Learning Specialist and Curriculum Coordinator
Calhoun Learning Specialist and Curriculum Coordinator Hamida Butt shares simple strategies for enhancing literacy development in young learners at home, using family activities as a catalyst for learning.
Students in two of Calhoun's Upper School science courses are learning core skills while exploring the impact science has on our society. As they learn of the implications of scientific innovation throughout history, they build the foundation for analysis and informed decision making.
By Alison Rothschild
Calhoun's Lower School – Early Childhood Director Alison Rothschild '85 shares tips for helping your preschooler transition into their first school experience.
By Larry Sandomir
Teacher Larry Sandomir shares insight on the many ways progressive education impacts students, shedding light on how this approach simultaneously nurtures and challenges each student uniquely.
For his Junior Workshop project, Oscar L. '20 combined his passion for sustainability with his interest in architecture. Looking to Calhoun as inspiration, he sought out to redesign the 81st Street building to make it more sustainable.
For her Junior Workshop project, Khadijah R. '20 wrote and compiled a poetry collection that shed light on the themes of personal and cultural identity.
Asher B. '20 combined classical music and social justice for his Junior Workshop project. Through research and a discussion group, Asher's project shed light on issues of equity and diversity in the classical music community.
Kindergartners became passionate about caring for the environment while engaging in an interdisciplinary study on sustainability. Through their work students explored a variety of topics including math, science and social studies—all through the lens of sustainability.
By Erika Brinzac
First grade Head Teacher Erika Brinzac shares simple tips for helping young students stay engaged in a variety of disciplines over the summer.
Seventh grade students became advocates for First Nations peoples after engaging in an in-depth study that touched on elements of science, history and social justice. After researching issues that continue to plague this community, the Middle Schoolers took steps to make change and educate the public.
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