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I had the pleasure of attending the ISACS Conference in Louisville, Kentucky last week. The conference, New Ways of Doing School, was centered around innovative teaching and preparing our children for a future that we can’t yet envision. At the conference, Carly Coleman and I presented to educators on Project Approach, which was well received and well attended. ...A highlight from the two day conference was a session on Future Ready Schools presented by Dr. Peter Dry, Dean of Innovation and Academics at Principia School here in St. Louis. Peter shared several thoughts that resonated with me on how best to reach and teach our children and community...
In just one week, the school will sponsor our very first admissions open house of the year. While many schools offer open houses, the timing of ours sets us apart from other ISSL partner schools. We choose to have ours on a school day, specifically so prospective families can truly see who we are...
On occasion, I have the privilege of serving as a substitute teacher when there’s a last minute need. I enjoy interfacing with the kids in the classroom, as it reminds me of the importance of connections and learning. This past week I spent a few hours with the Middle School students. They had...
Our Middle School students will leave on their science excursion to Yosemite National Park at the end of September. They will take part in Nature Bridge, a program where they will engage in inclusive, hands-on learning experiences in one of the world's most iconic national parks. For many of the...
For more than 82 years, children throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area have enjoyed and benefited from a Rohan Woods education. Generation after generation, families discover that Rohan Woods is most certainly an exceptional place. In conversation, visitors often ask about our school’s...
It’s always a pleasure when you have an opportunity to reconnect with people. Five years after graduating from Rohan Woods, Paige Wilder and Maria Pace returned to us for the month of May. Paige and Maria are both seniors at Whitfield School where students are required to complete an internship as...
Technology is a frequent topic in many settings. Families discuss their children’s use of technology for learning and pleasure and the overall appropriate amount of screen time. Corporations focus on technology to ensure their employees are productive through the efficiencies and advances it...

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