These are significant philosophical quandaries to be engaging in with young people, and of course, stories are the very best vehicle for engaging them. READ MORE »
This summer brought Spotted Lanternflies to Miquon. The messaging from the media has been clear: Kill them on sight. As a community member and science educator, I understand the need to engage and mobilize the public in managing the early stages of this infestation. As a parent and teacher, I also know that children are sensitive creatures. READ MORE »
Fifth and sixth grade students at Miquon designed and implemented their own experiments, developed testable questions, planned procedures, and collected data. View their projects and results here! READ MORE »
The education of young people, of all people, is about the lifting of veils in ways that are developmentally sensitive and appropriate. READ MORE »
I just spent a week observing all of the group classrooms at Miquon. What struck me most is how children consistently play the essential role in creating meaningful learning experiences. In every single classroom I visited, children were observing, children were asking questions, children were making meaning, children were forming relationships. They were at the center of thoughtfully constructed experiences; the circumstances crafted by their teachers allowed their curiosity and caring selves to flow forth. I have notebook pages full of observations to support this. I was incredulous when watching certain lessons unfold; in classrooms of all ages, teachers wove … READ MORE »
Welcoming, warm, and busy! READ MORE »
During the first week, some of our work involved putting together the all of the pieces. READ MORE »
We have welcomed in new students and families alike, and we are so glad that you are here with us! READ MORE »
Check out our quick video featuring all of the important moments from the first day of Nursery and Kindergarten!
Check out our quick video showing all of the important moments from the first day of school!