Core Virtues

December 10, 2014

Your Brain on Childhood

I am a big fan of Gabrielle Principe’s book, “Your Brain on Childhood: The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms, and the Minivan.” Not only […]
November 14, 2014

Grandparents and Grandfriends Day 2014

What a wonderful turn out of grandfriends during today’s 2nd annual Grandparents Day. While the day included a coffee & bagel social, tour, classroom visits, and […]
November 7, 2014

A School Designed with Your Child In Mind

Today on CLC’s campus I saw middle school students choosing their History Fair topics, first graders making connections between different fairy tales, and kids in our […]
November 3, 2014

Invitation to Fail

This post was originally published in CLC’s Friday News last winter.   I am not afraid to admit it: I am the sap who tears up […]
October 31, 2014

Preschool — Building Blocks of Life Long Learning

A recent op-ed in the New York Times pulled on its smock and ventured into the world of preschool, looking at the “Building Blocks of  a […]
October 28, 2013

The Red Thread of The Arts at CLC

Below is a “Slide Share” from last week’s Cafe Cornerstone titled “The Red Thread of Arts at CLC” during which we explored the integrated nature of […]
September 20, 2013

Global Community at CLC

This post is by Karen Metcalf, CLC’s IB Coordinator and lead middle school science teacher and was first published in the Friday news.  This fall, our […]
September 6, 2013

Valuing the Past

Below is a post by one of our founders, Betsey Brown about the K-8 school she attended as a child. Her experiences there shaped who we […]
August 13, 2013

Changing Education Paradigm — RSA

In our recent International Baccalaureate IB staff training, we were treated to the below video in which Sir Ken Robinson’s brilliant TEDtalk is illustrated via RSA. While it […]
August 8, 2013

The Myth of Average

Todd Rose’s brilliant talk at TEDxSonoma expands on a startlingly simple point: When you design for the average, you design for no-one. He suggests instead we to need design […]
May 23, 2013

CLC Students Win 1st & 3rd in Holocaust Art & Essay Contest

CLC Students Win 1st & 3rd in Holocaust Art & Essay Contest Several CLC students participated in this year’s Holocaust Art and Essay contest, with two […]