Monthly Archives: January 2014

Cold Weather Fun

Coats, scarves, and gloves have “come out” to play!  Cold and rainy weather does not deter our students from playground fun with friends!  Here our Primary students enjoy sliding on our wonderful new playground!

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Going Global: Learning in World School

Global learning always extends past classroom walls for our World School students. These photos were captured today during one hour time block: 7th grade: “Mystery Skype” During Spanish, our students met new mystery friends online. They asked them questions in … Continue reading

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Montessori Learning Principles of OCCI

“The first essential for the child’s development is concentration.” –Maria Montessori Last week at our first Parent Education Night of the calendar year, Primary level parents learned about the the importance of the Montessori learning principles of OCCI: Order, Concentration, … Continue reading

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“Investing” in the Future: Finance Park

After months of preparation and in their best business attire, our 7th grade students were able to apply their knowledge of personal finance and investing today at Stavros Institute’s Finance Park. During the simulation, students were given financial profiles and … Continue reading

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Skyping with our Friends in Spain

Several Lower Elementary students are working with Mrs. Mackay on a year-long Montessori project this school year called “One Montessori World.” In this global project, students and teachers from around the world share in Montessori lessons and project based learning … Continue reading

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“First Field Trips”

Country Day School students at every age level love to explore and discover by using our campus as an “outdoor classroom!”  Each week, our 1-year old students go on a “field trip” to the barn to visit the animals!  Today, … Continue reading

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Learning about Vertebrates: New Class Pets

Our students in the Victory classroom had quite a surprise today as four new class pets joined their classroom: two turtles (Dribble & Pebble) and two fish (Lucky & Mr. Algae)! Next step, adding a new job of “Pet Helper” … Continue reading

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