Whitby School | Private International Baccalaureate School

Private school in Greenwich, CT for students 18 mos-Gr 8. Whitby is redefining rigor through a revolutionary blend of International Baccalaureate & Montessori.

Posted: Saturday Mar 6, 2021

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Whitby School | Private International Baccalaureate School ...

Posted: (2 days ago) Whitby’s comprehensive secondary school program provides each student with a personalized school selection process that ensures they will find the ‘best fit’ for their academic and personal goals. The program emphasizes interview skills, test preparation and Admissions seminars, resulting in Whitby graduates attending a variety of highly ...

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How Do Children Learn Through Play? - Whitby School

Posted: (3 days ago) According to the book, From Play to Practice: Connecting Teachers' Play to Children's Learning, “meaningful play” has five characteristics. It: Gives the child a choice about what he or she wants to do. Feels fun and enjoyable for the child. Evolves spontaneously, rather than giving kids a script to follow.

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6 Self Esteem Activities to Help Your Child Develop Confidence

Posted: (2 days ago) Problem-solving is one of the best self esteem activities. Give your child an open-ended challenge and let them brainstorm ways to create solutions. One great exercise is to give your kid several items from the recycling bin—milk jugs, cans, cardboard, glass jars—and challenge them to build a boat.

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How Inquiry Based Learning Promotes Student Engagement

Posted: (2 days ago) The Magic of Inquiry Based Learning. In a traditional educational model, students learn there is only one right answer and one correct way to solve a problem. Creativity is discouraged and students aren’t pushed to learn different ways to approach challenges.

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Four Ways to Encourage Mathematical Thinking Outside the ...

Posted: (3 days ago) Give them a budget and have them plan what the family can order based on the budget. If your child is ready, let them start calculating the tip. Encourage them to find different ways to calculate 10, 15, or 20% and then explain their strategies to you. They can also take into account how the tax will affect the bill.

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6 Compelling Reasons to Take Parenting Classes

Posted: (2 days ago) Since confident, decisive parents tend to raise confident, secure children, parenting classes can give you a much-needed skill set and help decrease your feelings of anxiety. Mastering the basics is well worth the time you might spend in class. 2. Stay Abreast of the Latest Research.

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9 Must-Have Tools for a School Makerspace

Posted: (4 days ago) 9 Must-Have Tools for a School Makerspace. The tools you purchase for your Makerspace will play a big role in defining the spirit of the space because they represent the range of opportunities being made available to students for exploration. The sum total of all the tools together define the breadth and depth of the thinking behind the space ...

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Exposure to Language is Key to Early Literacy and ... - 2019

Posted: (2 days ago) Exposure to Language is Key to Early Literacy and Language Learning. According to The Absorbent Mind, Maria Montessori believed that “language is an instrument of collective thought." She goes on to explain that the only thing that gives sense to the sounds we associate with objects “is the fact that men have agreed to give them a ...

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The Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

Posted: (3 days ago) Standardized testing has ignited a national debate in the last few years (or decades), and many parents feel understandably concerned about their children being judged on the basis of tests that, in some cases, don’t seem to reliably correlate with actual learning or with successful college and career outcomes.

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Do Parental Controls undermine trust, kill creativity and ...

Posted: (3 days ago) Tim Schwartz is the Director of Innovation for Whitby School. He is always on the look out for opportunities with the potential to unleash creativity, transform teaching and learning, optimize school operations, improve organizational culture and streamline administrative processes.

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