Teaching

April 22, 2016

Earth Day

In order to celebrate Earth Day we partnered with Keep Florida Beautiful, an organization that engages and educates citizens, visitors and communities to improve Florida through […]
March 31, 2015

Move Over, Rosie, 2nd Grade is on the Go

  This post was written by Jennifer Edgar, CLC’s Lead 2nd Grade Teacher.  Inspired by a Tallahassee Democrat news story, 2nd grade self-initiated a service project […]
February 2, 2015

Transformations — Preschoolers and the Alzheimer’s Project

The following post was written by Jessica Spurlock (preschool Lead Teacher) and Patty Callender (Music Teacher).  Service learning is an integral part of CLC’s philosophy, and […]
December 18, 2014

Kindergarten Day at the Farm (Video)

This video speaks for itself, so we’ll let it. Special thanks to board member and parent, Laura Ciociola, for filming and producing the film. We love […]
December 18, 2014

Wired for Success

We think about brains a lot around here. A lot. What’s good for them. What’s bad for them. What do they need more of and what […]
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 […]
April 14, 2014

Launching Life-Long Learners

The below post was written by CLC’s Founding Director, Tony Brown.  This week Cornerstone’s first grade lead teacher, Elizabeth Fravel, is attending and presenting at the […]
October 29, 2013

Kindergarten’s Butterflies

A moment in time: One of the butterflies the kindergarteners have been eagerly awaiting to emerge from their chrysalises finally did. Even after warming up, it […]
October 10, 2013

12 Brain Rules

Some great rules to consider when thinking about learning, raising kids, or even just sustaining our own mental wherewithal and stamina. Below are the 12 Brain […]
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 […]
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 […]