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by Carol Dweck
The Atlantic, "The Overprotected Kid" by Hanna Rosen
As part of the two weeks I recently spent in the Klingenstein Center's Heads of School programme, we had the opportunity to visit some schools. School visits are SUCH fun. While 19 school heads from around the world can sit in a classroom and talk about education, nothing really beats getting into classrooms and seeing great practice first hand. Read more.
I consider myself fortunate to work in a school that has a philosophy to be proud of. I was drawn to Galloway because of its philosophy and have felt a strengthening of my own values as a result of working in the school. This week at Columbia University has afforded me the opportunity to dig in deep and philosophize about the educational setting of The Galloway School and my role in taking it forward. Read more.
I have to admit, it's strangely thrilling to be in NYC when there's the threat of a blizzard. And it is even more thrilling to be in the aftermath of no blizzard, but instead, to revel in 12 or so centimetres of pristine white snow. Read more.
A couple of weeks ago, we hosted a Harvest Awards celebration here at the school...the person whose words really lit up the room was Galloway senior Dani Planer. Read more.
I've stumbled across a new non-profit organization - The Global Oneness Project - that creates, among other things, astonishing movies that are designed to build understanding of the world through authentic primary sourced stories. Read more.
Learn more about Suzanna Jemsby's philosophy on education.