New Nature Study Format This School Year

To better fit into our school day, nature study this year will be on Fridays at 11:15 a.m. Homeschool families who join us for nature study are welcome to stay afterwards for our weekly all-school picnic lunch.  This year, nature study will be closely tied to our science curriculum, Zoology 2, focusing on experiments and observations … Continue reading New Nature Study Format This School Year

Researchers Find Field Trips To Art Museums And Theater Do Benefit Kids

The journal Education Next is highlighting two recent studies by Jay P. Greene and colleagues that find a measurable improvement in kids' empathy for others, academic knowledge, and a greater taste for culture after the children visited art museums or watched classic live theater. The art museum authors comment on the marked decline in children's … Continue reading Researchers Find Field Trips To Art Museums And Theater Do Benefit Kids