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There is a BUZZ around Rohan Woods School today. You may think it is talk about upcoming holiday break, making cookies or Santa coming to town…but that’s not the buzz! Rohan Woods has been selected by the Bee Cause Project and Whole Kids Foundation to be the recipients of a honeybee observation...
During the last few years, I have read countless articles on the benefits of small schools vs. larger counterparts. I have also spent a considerable amount of time discussing this topic with Heads of School throughout the Midwest region due to our affiliation with the Independent Schools of the...
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, I want to share a very timely story that made my day. Our First Grade students were charged with the writing task of explaining how to cook a turkey. Not only did they focus on the cooking process itself, but they also learned about transition words and “juicy” descriptions. Enjoy and read closely as you might find some culinary tips to use on Thursday.
With the start of the 2016-2017 school year came the launch of Rohan Woods School’s Middle School Model. According to the Association for Middle Level Education, a middle school is “student-centered, promotes collaboration, is interdisciplinary focused, has flexible scheduling, provides common...
Dear Rohan Woods Parents: The students at Rohan Woods are fortunate to have a multitude of opportunities to develop oral communication skills. This is addressed through work in small and large groups where children practice eye contact, voice projection and speaking clearly. These experiences...
It takes a village to stay on top of the latest educational trends, methodologies and curricula. Within Rohan Woods, faculty and staff impart interesting articles and educational research as a means of sharing professional knowledge. Externally, I receive information from colleagues that is thought...
Feedback of some sort goes hand-in-hand with school settings. The ongoing stream of conscious verbal feedback faculty provide for students helps shape classroom behaviors and is a means of supporting academic growth. Depending on the developmental stage of students, often times systems are employed...

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