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 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

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

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

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 […]