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As the last page of our 2017 calendar is about to turn, I’m reminded that the days have flown past at great speed. In our haste to welcome the holiday season, often times we move at such a quick pace that we are unable to savor this special time. Recently, one the students excitedly shared the...
On the surface, the feeling in our building today is one of excitement. Perhaps due to the coveted Pajama Day filled with fuzzy slippers and stuffed animals that bring conversation with peers. Or perhaps because it’s our last day before Thanksgiving, and the children are anticipating time with...
As I walk through the building, Project work is visually identifiable. Classrooms showcase webs, wonderings and student research. What is remarkable about this teaching methodology is how it allows students to learn in ways that fit their style, all while applying knowledge through reading, writing...
Students are busy delving into Project this month. Phase two of the Project Approach centers around sharing stories and discovering what children know about student-centered topics. This phase also involves planning fieldwork (leaving the classroom for discovery) and inviting experts to the...
Dear Parents: I received a communique yesterday from Donna Orem, President of the National Association of Independent Schools, regarding the tragedy in Las Vegas. These acts of aggression are occurring at a rapid rate, dominating the nightly news each day. News of devastation from hurricanes and...
The Project Approach to learning is at the forefront of our minds as we enhance the Rohan Woods experience. During the past two years, we have discussed and identified the difference between a project and the Project Approach. I came across a relevant visual on educationcloset.com, an online source...
Project Approach is an important component to a Rohan Woods education. We are committed to providing students with a strong foundation to live as productive adults. While student outcomes support that our academic program is challenging and effective, we, too, recognize the importance of providing...

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Huntsman Marine Science Centre
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