We were so happy to host Nicole Repp, Lily Ornelas and a group of 7th grade students from Excel Academy Charter School in East Boston. We hope to see you on our campus again this fall!
Technology is providing ever expanding opportunities for teachers to engage their students in the classroom. The following is an excerpt from the book Every Child, Every Day: A Digital Conversion Model for Student Achievement, by Mark A. Edwards. Edwards is the superintendent of Mooresville (NC) Graded School District (MGSD), whose district-wide 1-to-1 program earned it the 2012 Sylvia Charp Award.
Come visit us at Nobles to learn about how we are putting these drivers of student engagement into practice!
Did you know that the earliest schools in the US were private and religious? For this and other interesting facts about private schools, click on the link below:
In the article below, Suzie Boss at Mind/Shift has given some thought to the ways in which teachers can influence their students to become innovators. Learn more about Nobles to see the ways in which our faculty go about instilling “21st century skills” in our students.
The folks at AdmissionsQuest have done a good job of laying out the considerations that must be made when considering a private school compared to your local public school. Boil it all down, however, and you come up with their final point which is that ultimately this decision should be about the fit of a school for your child.
More and more is being written about STEM (science, engineering, engineering, mechanics) and the importance of these programs in our schools. The following article indicates one of the reasons it’s so great that we have Robotics here at Nobles.
And if you are interested in more specifics about Robotics at Nobles, here is a link to the course description:
As we look ahead to tomorrow’s application deadline, we thought it would be appropriate to remind folks of the things that are important to consider when choosing an independent school. Check out this article written for Private School Review by Robert Kennedy http://www.privateschoolreview.com/articles/282
We are aware that standardized testing is likely on the minds of many of you as we approach our application deadline next week (January 15, 2013!) Here is a link to an interesting article that posits that a strong understanding of basic math can pay dividends when it comes to the PSAT.
It’s a great way to learn what is going on in the life of the school. To access the channel, visit http://www.youtube.com/nobleandgreenough