Guest Posts

Teaching and Learning Grammar Authentically

This is a guest post written by Lower School Assistant Department Chairs, Michelle Schulze and Jessalyn Crawford How many times have you hit “send” on an electronic message that has been “autocorrected” and ended up saying something entirely different from the intended message? We are living in the digital age of...
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Leading With Joy

This is a guest post by Lower School Counselor, Mary Ripple What is joy? Why is it important to know what brings us joy? How will we lead with joy individually and collectively this year in Lower School? These were the essential questions TEAM Lower School explored together as...
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Mathematical Mindsets Matter

Mathematical Mindsets Matter: How Ravenscroft is Helping Students Develop and Nurture Positive Attitudes Towards Mathematics Math.   When you hear this word, what emotions surface? Nervousness, nausea, fear?  If so, then you are not alone. Sadly, studies show that students as young as first and second grade have reported...
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Identity Day 2017

This is a guest post by Lower School Instructors, Karrah Lewis and Dante Johnson “We are all alike AND different. That is what makes our community special and wonderful. No matter who you are, where you come from, where you live, who you admire, what you eat, what games...
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Early Readers to Lifelong Leaders

This is a guest post written by Ruth Thomas, Curriculum and Instruction Specialist and Chelsey Watkins, Assistant Head of Lower School Why is a quality EARLY childhood education so important to literacy?   Ravenscroft’s partnership with the Center For Creative Leadership took root from the recognition that businesses are...
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Makerspace Moments

  This is a guest post written by Assistant Head of Lower School, Chelsey Watkins We are excited to announce that the Lower School Makerspace is officially OPEN and students have already been putting it to good use! If you pop into this space, be prepared!  You might see…...
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Mix It Up

This is a guest post by Karrah Lewis and Dante Johnson about the Lower School’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and their efforts this year. “Suppose you have an apple and you have a pineapple. They are different, but similar. One similarity I can think of is that they both...
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We Believe In Inclusive Learning Environments

This is a guest post written by Lower School Diversity and Inclusion committee chairs, Karrah Lewis and Carmen Hernandez It is amazing to observe our Lower School scholars learning and growing each day.  These early years in school are so important for building strong foundations in all areas of development– intellectual, physical,...
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