Rising to the Design Challenge

Friday, February 17, 2017

Picture a group of individuals gathered around a table trying to solve a problem under a tight deadline while using limited resources. Sound familiar? How did your envisioned…

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Self-directed Learning: It’s Elementary!

Friday, December 16, 2016

How can technology redefine the student-teacher relationship? In the typical mind’s eye, students are seen taking the lead from teachers. A transition occurs between subjects. Teachers give students…

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Google Free Online Conference for Teachers

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Practical ideas for innovating in schools Join us at Education on Air, the free online conference December 3, 2016. Register today At Education on Air: It Takes a Teacher, we’ll…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

MCAS is being updated and we have been looking for tools that can be used to mimic those that will be on the test. We were looking for a…

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They’re Off to Great Places at Hopkins School

Friday, September 30, 2016

During the first few weeks at Hopkins School, students were seen breaking out! Well, there wasn’t exactly a mad rush to the doors or to the nurse to check…

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Let the Games Begin!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hopkins School kicked off the year with a touch of Olympic flair. On September 14, Principal Bilello emceed the opening ceremonies of the 2016-17 school year. Students marched…

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Hopkins Students Captured in the Stream

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

At first glance, it appears that students in Room 212 are performing plays directed by their English Literature teacher. However, a closer look behind the curtain reveals that…

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Toeing the Line With Tech Use

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Look around. Most kids don’t think twice about picking up a device. The ubiquity of technology is truly changing our way of life. At Hopkins School, we are…

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“Hanging Out” with Reading Buddies

Monday, April 11, 2016

Four years ago my fourth graders started reading to a group of kindergarten students in Fulton, Missouri.   It went something like this. This year, one kindergarten class and one…

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Spring 1:1 Payment Reminders

Friday, April 8, 2016

Payment Notes – Spring 2016 All lease payments are due May 2nd. The only exception is for incoming 9th graders or the class of 2020, their first lease…

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