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The article originally appeared in Innovate My School. By Sue Amacker The practice of mindfulness has become incredibly popular in schools. Mindfulness works by creating an environment for learning and allowing for whole-child development of skills such as self-regulation, focus, and empathy. Many schools also include a Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) programs to assist teachers in creating a positive classroom environment
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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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Lula Nicholson is 4, very charismatic with high energy and big emotion to match. She’s either happy or really not. And either way, it shows. That changed recently when the Roswell pre-kindergartner was introduced to mindfulness. In no time, her mom, Laura Nicholson, said, Lula could identify her emotion and use the technique to bring herself back to a peaceful
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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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