THE MIQUON SCHOOL is a progressive independent elementary school in the Philadelphia suburbs for girls and boys ages 3 – 12.



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  • Supporting the Work of Learning to Read and Write

    Throughout our time together only one person spoke at a time while the rest of us sat quietly, nodded heads in agreement, and signaled “me too.” READ MORE »

  • The Slap Game

    In the First Grade, this activity is always high interest for the children and allows us to practice so many important things, including seeing how other’s thinking both scaffolds and extends our own, how to hold frustration, and how to react to others’ missteps or errors. READ MORE »

  • Building Community in 2/3!

    Building community is especially important in Miquon classrooms, because of our commitment to group work and student-centered learning. Our community-building work starts first thing in the morning as we meet for morning meeting . . . READ MORE »

  • Emergent Curriculum in Monkeyland

    The enthusiasm the children are showing for this project is infectious, and it comes back inside with them to the classroom where they village bring questions to research. READ MORE »

  • Autumn Art @ Miquon

    Observing our environment is an important feature of the art program and the children in grades 2 through 4 have been observing and learning about native birds. READ MORE »

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