Keep calm. Follow directions. Pace yourself. These are all fail-safe tips for taking an exam – just ask Baldwin’s sixth graders. Following an exam prep session on Monday with Baldwin Learning Facilitator Cecily Selling, the students were assigned with the task of either designing a poster or performing a skit to highlight what they had […]
When did you last make a mistake? How did you feel after you made it? What were the consequences of your mistake? Most of us have a negative association with making mistakes. They can be embarrassing, and we often try to avoid them. However, mistakes are essential for learning. If you think back on some […]
As Baldwin refines its interdisciplinary courses, school psychologist Sherie Saner shares the Penn’s Arts and Sciences magazine, specifically two pieces on integrated learning and interdisciplinary approaches. Refer to pg 1 from the Dean and pg 3 on ISP – Integrated Studies Program at Penn; they are both very exciting and inspiring as we look to build the […]
Childhood is a wonderful time of learning, exploration, and self-discovery. Some experts feel we have interfered with that natural development over the past several decades, during which there have been miraculous advances in technology and other fields, but limits on children’s free choices and playtime. Perhaps we move through the world today at a pace […]
The Middle School Mentors, a group of Grade VIII girls, meet with their Pre-K mentoring buddy each week for activities including reading, working on their letter books, coloring and playing outside. We look forward to seeing these relationships flourish as the year progresses! – Liz Strauss, school counselor and Specialist in School Team member […]
Have you heard about YouTube’s new teacher channel? It helps teachers integrate video into the classroom, taking into consideration fears associated with doing so. Read this article for the scoop, and leave us a comment once you’ve checked it out.
The Baldwin Blue is back – have you seen our new website? Here’s a quick run-down of the new features: Portals: One-stop-shops for Parents, Students and Alumnae with news, calendars, downloads and more – all tailored to your needs. Access these portals at the top right of any page on the website. Technology and […]