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Lower School News
Why is play a vital part of learning?
Information provided by Dr. Terry Fonda Smith, Head of Lower School, to US News & World Report Why is play a vital part of learning? At The Harley School, play is an essential component of...
Grade 4: Punkin’ Chunkin’, STEAM in Action
Developed four years ago, the project culminates in an outdoor (weather permitting) test launch where students take turns hurling pumpkins into mid-air and cheering one another on.
Our Student Mental Health and Wellness Approach
One of the most significant changes in schools in the past ten years has been an increased awareness of student mental health and wellness needs. Harley has long endeavored to promote student...
Teaching Applied Empathy to Our Children
by Beth Bailey An interview with Lower School counselor, Shelli Reetz There are several types of empathy: emotional empathy, when you feel an emotional pull; cognitive empathy, when you think about...
Sink and Float: Hands on Learning in a Primary Class
by Beth Bailey and Meredith Cavallaro, Primary faculty One of our Primary classes started a new unit, sink and float, this fall. This particular exploration involved the scientific skills of...
Oaks and Acorns: February 2019
A monthly note from Head of School, Larry Frye.
Motor Skill Development in Action in Our Primary Classrooms
Motor skill development is an important part of our Primary classrooms.
Gettin’ Gritty=Student Success
The Harley School teaches resilience, conscientiousness, optimism, self-control, and grit—they make a big difference in academic success.
How we encourage and support risk-taking
Three of our faculty talk about the ways they encourage risk-taking in students, how they facilitate it, and what it means for their learning.
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