Philosophy

November 14, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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 17, 2014
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The Power of Sleep

This post was written by Laura Young, our Middle School Coordinator.   It can be hard — really, really hard — to usher an adolescent into […]
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October 19, 2012

Why We Give to the Annual Fund

              By Leslie France Patterson I made a cool connection this week: Cornerstone and my son Oscar were born the […]
August 31, 2012

A Peaceful Place in Kindergarten

What makes our kindergarten unique?  Look here at an excerpt from Ms. Patty’s Friday News from the second week of school: Our second week in Kindergarten […]
August 31, 2012

Core Virtues Alive and Well in 2nd grade

A few times a month, 2nd grade receives a very special visitor, our own Ms. Bev.  Ms. Bev speaks to us about the Core Virtues in […]
April 23, 2012
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Talking Points: Your Brain on Learning

There’s an often spoke truism at the intersection of neuroscience and education: Practice makes permanent. It refers to the process by which the brain makes connections […]
April 4, 2012
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Sights and Sounds of the Middle School Science Week

By Karen Metcalf, Middle School Lead Science Teacher Middle school this week has been an interesting place. Were you to have placed a few hidden cameras […]
February 22, 2012
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Talking Points: Seven Survival Skills for Tomorrow, Today

What we know about the future is that we know very little about the future. The paradox of life is that the only thing that doesn’t […]