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By Brenda Major, Art Teacher Success in the visual arts is often judged solely by the artist’s finished product, using a variety of criteria such as composition, color, form, and balance. Teaching Art at High Meadows, however, allows me to see each student’s progression as artists and as individuals. One way to help students recognize their work as steps along
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By Katie Huffner and Ensley Nesbitt, 2-3 Teachers When I reflect on my childhood education, I remember how I struggled with learning to read and with memorizing multiplication facts and spelling words. If one believes there is a “straight and narrow path” toward success (to borrow Madeline Levine’s words), it was clear I wasn’t on it. Teaching at High Meadows,
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By Emily Kleinberg and Elizabeth Swern, K-1 Teachers In the Kindergarten and First Grade Classroom, students acquire new academic skills at a surprising rate; they develop phonemic awareness, math literacy, and an understanding of basic science principles. Traditionally, when students display proficiency in these areas, we say they are “successful.” In our classroom, however, success is not so narrowly defined;
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By Kate McElvaney, Director of Educational Advancement and the Center for Progressive Learning How do we know if our child is “successful?” Is it winning a trophy in a soccer tournament? Is it scoring in the 99th percentile on a standardized test? Tangible accolades are certainly markers of achievement, but are they indicators of future success as adults? And are
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By Jay Underwood and Margaret Jones Ah, the one-room schoolhouse. Born of necessity in remote areas of the country, it seems to be a whimsical relic in education. But teachers who took on this complex classroom community discovered that it had a multitude of benefits. Younger kids learned from older ones. Older kids mentored younger ones. Children of different ages
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Teaching outside the box while still ensuring students have grasped the necessary skills and knowledge they need can be a tricky balance to master. Creative teaching is becoming essential in designing empowering learning experiences. From games and apps to songs and hands-on activities, educators are finding innovative ways to creatively teach and engage their students. But what does creative teaching
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ROSWELL, Ga. — Jay Underwood, head of High Meadows School, has been awarded a fully-funded fellowship to the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership’s 2017 Heads of Schools Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. This honor, established in 1991, is granted to just twenty heads of schools across the world annually. The 2017 cohort includes heads from across the continental
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ATLANTA/ROSWELL – August 5, 2016 –Jay Underwood, Head of High Meadows School, has been awarded a fully-funded fellowship to the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership’s 2017 Heads of Schools Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. This distinguished honor, established in 1991, is granted to just twenty heads of schools annually. The 2017 cohort includes Heads from across the continental
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By Erika Wells High Meadows School students in Roswell created a world of their own while testing a new version of Minecraft made for the classroom. This month, music director Paula Williams guided a group of nine sixth- and seventh-graders as they built a new school band room through the online game. “It’s like a digital version of Lego [building
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Maintenance Facility Named in Honor of Neil M. Gibson, a Beloved Member of the School Community for Two Decades   ATLANTA/ROSWELL – May 6, 2016 – High Meadows School, an independent, International Baccalaureate® (IB) school focused on progressive education for students in preschool through eighth grade, will host a special dedication and ribbon cutting for the opening of its newest campus
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1055 Willeo Road
Roswell, Georgia 30075

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