The Oxbridge Academic Program's Paris Teacher Seminar

Written by Upper School history teacher and Grade X Dean Frederick Kountz. In July I had the good fortune of being a part of the Oxbridge Academic Program’s Paris Teacher Seminar, a week long, teachers-only, travel and study program in France’s capital city. While Oxbridge’s Cambridge and Oxford programs are perhaps better known, the Paris … [Read more…]

The Oxbridge Academic Program’s Paris Teacher Seminar

Written by Upper School history teacher and Grade X Dean Frederick Kountz. In July I had the good fortune of being a part of the Oxbridge Academic Program’s Paris Teacher Seminar, a week long, teachers-only, travel and study program in France’s capital city. While Oxbridge’s Cambridge and Oxford programs are perhaps better known, the Paris … [Read more…]

Considering the World of Online Classrooms

Written by Janice Wilke, Visual Arts Teacher and Art Department Chair During the summer I enrolled in a professional development course with the Online School for Girls. The course, entitled Introduction to Teaching Online, was a four-week class requiring about six hours of work per week.  Perhaps you’re wondering why an art teacher would spend … [Read more…]

The Keys to Our 126th Year

Head of School Sally Powell addressed the student body at Baldwin’s All School Opening Assembly on September 3, 2014. Welcome to our 126th academic year at the Baldwin School. While 126 might not mark such a landmark as we celebrated last year, it will, I am sure, go down as one of the very best … [Read more…]

Experiencing Milestones in Copenhagen

As we enter the 2014-2015 school year, we asked faculty and staff to reflect on their summer journeys.  Since we now have a new senior class, parents will be thinking about graduation before they know it.  This post about the unique experience of a Danish graduation seemed like a wonderful insight into a moment that, … [Read more…]