Putting Homework in Its Place

By John Mays One would think that the task of writing down a few thoughts about homework would be relatively simple, but I find it isn’t. The fact is, everyone—and I mean everyone—is confident they...
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A Poetic Reflection at Christmas

December 25 by Christine Perrin From the book: Bright Mirror   On this Morning of your birth on the edge of a North American winter   in the blue reluctant light of dawn, in the silence of this ro...
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The HOW and WHY of Poetry

by Christine Perrin The WHY Poetry is our human inheritance. Children deeply know this and learn it avidly and with great pleasure. I have experienced this firsthand in my own children's lives an...
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Welcome to the New Metric System

by John D. Mays Many upper-school science teachers are aware that last year (2019) a substantial revision to the SI unit system, commonly known in the US as the metric system, went into effect. If ...
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