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 […]
May 24, 2011

Letter of Thanks from Alzheimer’s Project

This letter has been reprinted with permission. Dear Patty, I thought I would write and express my personal gratitude to you, your school and in particular, […]
May 6, 2011

5th Grade Concert Benefits Humane Society

The 5th grade students, under the guidance of Patty Callender, decided to perform music at the Lake Ella Grower’s Market as a fund raiser for the […]
January 31, 2011

Middle School Percussion

Below is CLC’s middle school percussion group performing “Carol of the Bells”. Click & enjoy. MiddleSchoolPercussion
January 10, 2011

Intergenerational Music at Cornerstone

By Patricia Callender, Music Teacher This year students in preschool and second grade have been traveling out into the Tallahassee community to engage in what music […]
October 6, 2010

Something to Sing About

It’s no accident that there is so much music to be heard in first grade.  Throughout my teaching carreer, I have been seeking out ways to […]