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ATLANTA/ROSWELL – May 30, 2017 – High Meadows School is pleased to announce one its faculty has been awarded a full fellowship to attend Columbia University’s two-week Klingenstein Summer Institute for Teachers. This month, kindergarten/first grade teacher Rebecca Drage, will be among 75 peers from other independent and international schools around the world exploring teaching styles, educational philosophies, and educational issues.
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By Gail Albert, Prekindergarten Teacher Eight years ago, I began working at High Meadows. I remember coming back to campus after my first winter break, and on my walk to class that morning, thinking, “I’m excited to be back!” It went through my head that I couldn’t possibly tell anyone that. It sounded crazy – even to me – but
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By Genna Fidati, 8th Grader I started at High Meadows five years ago, when I was in the Third Grade. Now I am in Eighth, my last year here, and I have had nothing but positive experiences. One of the best things about High Meadows is that it encourages individuality. My classmates and friends accept me for who I am,
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By: Kate McElvaney, Sue Amacker “Mindfulness is paying attention to something, in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn How many days until summer? It’s a question far too many of us ask as we move into the long days of winter with spring break only a far-off glimmer. Educators all start out the
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By: Becca J. G. Godwin A band of middle schoolers took to the radio to perform some songs Monday afternoon, but the instruments they played weren’t what you’d normally expect: iPads. Private school High Meadows‘ “iPad ensemble,” SoundTapp, was featured on WABE-FM 90.1. Two of the students, who said they also play traditional instruments (flute and bass clarinet), talked about how they
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By Emily Bacon, Prekindergarten Teacher When people ask me why I became a prekindergarten teacher, I tell them because in my job, I still get to play! Humans are wired for play. Our brains have evolved to learn about the world by experimenting with it, tinkering with natural items and interacting with each other. Preschoolers naturally operate this way, dismantling
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By Anna McConaghie, High Meadows Class of 2008 Anna attended High Meadows School from first through eighth grades. She graduated from Centennial High School in Roswell, Georgia, and then earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hendrix College in Arkansas, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2016 with distinction in two majors: Anthropology and Spanish. When I think back to the
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By Cari Newman and Jennifer Hannah, Fourth-Fifth Grade Teachers High Meadows teachers love the idea of children exploring their world and finding out how it works. But many people wonder how our inquiry-based approach translates to content-rich subjects like science, history, and math, especially for older children. How do we know that they are getting the content they need? Visit
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By Margaret Jones, Associate Head of School and Lower Years Principal When we think about the early years of a child’s formal education, we are often reminded of the 3 R’s–reading, writing and ‘rithmetic. These core academic areas are essential to children as they begin to master communicating through text and figuring with numbers, data, and space. And yet, young
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