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Posted on April 29, 2016
When I took piano lessons as a youth, taught myself how to play chords on a guitar, and sang regularly along with the radio, I knew I liked "music" as a pastime. In addition, I was told that music helps students learn math, though I didn't really understand why.
Posted on April 19, 2016
My students regularly ask me why I decided to become a biology teacher. They have heard all about my adventurous work at various zoos and my experiences working in wildlife conservation. They think I made a poor decision by leaving the zoological field to serve as a boring biology teacher.
Posted on April 5, 2016
On April 19, Evansville Day School will be competing in the area Senior Academic Bowl. Fifteen Upper School students will represent the school as five teams, competing in the Literature, Social Studies, Fine Arts, Math, and Science.
Posted on March 14, 2016
“Design is not just what it looks like. Design is how it works.” This famous Steve Jobs quote about technology sums up most philosophies towards robotics education.
Posted on March 4, 2016
Whether a toddler who delights in the act of making marks, or a teen who devotes hours to drawing Manga characters, your child’s artistic expression and your encouragement of it can enhance cognitive development in surprising ways. Here are 3 ways to develop curiosity, grit, and innovative thinking through art:
 
Posted on February 29, 2016

The SAT has long been a rite of passage that students must undergo in order to reach college.  Students often remark that the SAT or its counterpart ACT are the most stressful element of the college admissions process.  Why does one test taken in three or four hours on a Saturday hold so much weight for their future?  While there are more colleges each year that are either test-optional or do not factor in the standardized test scores as heavily as past years, the SAT is still an important el

Posted on February 24, 2016

Evansville Day School students begin the foundation of reading as early as Junior Prekindergarten.  While it may not "look" like reading, students are building the skills needed with letter and sound recognition, the initial stages of writing, and developing oral language skills while forming an appreciation for literature.

Posted on February 1, 2016
A recent The Washington Post
Posted on January 27, 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted on December 4, 2015

Why do I participate in research studies for science curricula?

Posted on November 23, 2015

Renowned educator and Medal of Freedom winner Dr. Dorothy Height once said, “Without Community Service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient.

Posted on November 10, 2015

IU Honors Program for Foreign Language

Posted on October 14, 2015

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, public speaking is the number one fear in America.   Here at Evansville Day School, every year approximately one third of the Middle School students try to overcome

Posted on September 23, 2015

When I was a student, the mere thought of writing on a desk elicited feelings of intense paranoia.  What if my teacher caught me?  Worse, what if my mom caught wind of my infraction?  Still, a tiny sliver of my ego sought to rebel and both literally and figuratively make my mark on the desk.

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