Create Quick and Simple To-Do Lists using the Stickies app that will "stick" in your memory and improve student organization.
As a Learning Specialist at an independent high school in Alexandria, VA, I have learned that some students have varying working memory capacities. Oftentimes, it can be difficult for those students to hold information “in their mind’s eye” in order to then do something with it. Both attention and anxiety can impact working memory as well. If your child or a student is having trouble focusing or if they are feeling anxious, it may reduce their working memory capacity. In reality, nearly all middle and high school students are still developing important executive functioning skills,
Nothing brings hearts and minds together like a good book shared!
The month of February is all about love, inclusion and friendship here at St. Stephen's and St. Agnes. And nothing brings hearts and minds together like a good book shared.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, the theme is Love and Kisses. I've also included some quick fun activities and a video to accompany a great story written by Scott Campbell, Hug Machine. You may find these and many more books in Sinclair Library at the Lower School or visit your local library or bookshop. Enjoy!
Inspiring Middle School students to be a positive force in their school community
As an Episcopal school, we are called to love and honor one another despite our differences. We are called to practice empathy and understanding toward one another, always pursuing goodness, as well as knowledge. These are lofty goals—especially for middle school students. How do we work toward these goals in our middle school? One of the ways is through our Advisory program!
Some of the closest bonds students develop with faculty and peers are forged through their Advisory group. It helps to ensure each child at our Middle School feels a strong sense of belonging, is known, and is inspired and equipped to be a positive force in our school community and beyond.