Grandview Joins the Maker Movement
Academics / Community / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

Grandview Joins the Maker Movement

The Maker Movement is a growing trend across the nation and the world that takes the philosophy of “learning by doing” to another level. The idea is that students learn more from tinkering, creating, designing, and building– and this learning is active, engaging, and innovative. The learning taking place from “making” is precisely the type of … Continue reading

#HourOfCode Promotes Programming to Students of All Ages
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#HourOfCode Promotes Programming to Students of All Ages

This week, tens of millions of students in over 180 countries participated in a worldwide movement to promote and spark interest in computer science. Spending at least one hour to learn more about computer science and to give programming a try, participants in the Hour of Code demystified coding and proved that anybody can learn … Continue reading

Grandview Hosts 17th Annual Celebration of Life Event
Activities / Community / Upper School

Grandview Hosts 17th Annual Celebration of Life Event

Grandview welcomed more than forty special-needs students from J.C. Mitchell Elementary School in Boca Raton this week for an annual holiday party. Dubbed “Celebration of Life,” the event pairs upper school students with younger students who have special needs ranging from physical disabilities to severe mental handicaps. Students spent the morning enjoying holiday-themed activities on … Continue reading

School and The Aha Moment: Making Way for Good Ideas
Community / Faculty / Lower School / Middle School / Upper School

School and The Aha Moment: Making Way for Good Ideas

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
The purpose of attending school is to learn.  Learning is about skills and ideas.  Each school, according to its mission, cultivates different types of learning.  Some concentrate on college-level content, others: skills, and more recently, some are now making more room in the curriculum for creativity.…

Social Meania: Yik Yak, Snap Chat and Other Grenades our Young People are Playing With
Academics / Community / Faculty

Social Meania: Yik Yak, Snap Chat and Other Grenades our Young People are Playing With

Originally posted on It's All About the View:
          I have always been a progressive educator when it comes to allowing open access to responsible internet resources that engage students.  Since 1997, when the internet was a brand new tool for schools, our school pioneered many programs on mission to inspire…