Help Students Find Passion
Academics / Activities / Middle School / Upper School

Help Students Find Passion

For some, it started during play time: setting up a class of stuffed animals, building cities of legos, or crafting the perfect pretend pie.  For others, a teacher or professor piqued an interest, or a personal experience meant choosing an alternate path.  We find our passions in different ways at different times, but it is the finding … Continue reading

Why Personalization?
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Why Personalization?

By Susan B. Rose, Personalized Learning Coordinator at Grandview Preparatory School The days of one specific curriculum recipe satisfying the needs of each student are over.  The educational structures set up for educating masses of children during the industrial era are not relevant today.  Scott Barry Kaufman (2013) proposes we consider students’ “personal characteristics and … Continue reading

Contest: The First Students in Space
Academics / Community / Donors

Contest: The First Students in Space

Over the summer, we announced that Grandview will have access to ARKYD, a technologically advanced space telescope that orbits around Earth and is designed to take high-resolution photos of objects in space. As a sponsored school (donated by Board of Trustees member Karen Swartz in memory of her late brother, astrophysicist Dr. Thomas Metcalf), Grandview students will … Continue reading

Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything
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Too School for Cool- The top 3 things that Everybody who is Anybody needs to know about Anything

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
Everybody has been a nobody at one time or another.  This is universally true. Unless you live in NYC or LA –in which case, since your city can get by simply on its initials, you are already an ‘anybody’ (bypassing the ‘nobody’ stage altogether). For the…