When students have access to answers, math is no longer about only getting the right answers, but about focusing student attention on the process of learning math.
Magpie Musings Blog
In recognizing that each individual family bears the primary responsibility for financing a student’s education cost, The McGillis School maintains a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community.
The McGillis School is reimagining best practices for assessing our applicants for the 2021/2022 school year. And our first applicants each year are our youngest - our upcoming kindergarten students. Traditionally, we have held in-person group assessments in our classrooms with our kindergarten teachers on Saturday mornings in December for our siblings of current families and in January or February for families new to our community.
Gather with your family of witches, mummies, goblins and ghosts, to show off your best carving skills. Organize a Spooky-Zoom with friends for a virtual carving party and costume parade.
We appreciate Dave Mochel taking the time to present to the Parent Association on Wednesday morning. His presentation on the Hearty Child- A peaceful and powerful approach to parenting in a time of uncertainty and challenge was well received by those in attendance.
How did you feel when you last thanked someone for their assistance? How did you feel when someone held the door open for you? How did you feel when someone called you or texted you out of the blue just to say, “Hi. I’m thinking of you?” Good, right?
At McGillis, we teach our students mindfulness skills to help them increase their well-being and enable them to meet the stresses of the world with presence, self-compassion, and openness.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like flu, this fall and winter is more important than ever.