Curriculum

15 May Return from Reggio Emilia

Kindergarten teachers Paula Hinchliffe and Kate Morton traveled to Reggio Emilia, Italy, on a Teacher Travel Grant. Advent encourages its faculty to be life-long learners and Travel Grants support this by providing funds for professional development. Faculty are encouraged to submit proposals that describe how their trip will enhance their curriculum....

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Physical Education at The Advent School

09 Jan A New Way to Measure Success

Advent's physical education teachers, James O'Toole and Meagan Ramos, presented at the AISNE Connected Teachers Workshop. Here, Mr. O'Toole and Ms. Ramos reflect on the presentation. Want to know more about Advent's PE program? Attend the Learning @ Advent event this Wednesday, January 11. Click here for more information. We were...

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Sixth Grade's Leadership Workshop

14 Nov Leadership Workshop for Sixth Graders

Keegan Charlier, Assistant Director of Enrichment, hosted a leadership workshop for Sixth Graders. Here are some highlights about the event. The Sixth Graders were engaged and thoughtful throughout the process. The group focused on improving their communication skills, team building, and problem solving techniques. Students were excited to participate in the...

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The Advent School Student Government

04 Oct Advent Founds Student Government

Advent Founds Student Government The Advent School's first Student Government was introduced on Friday, September 30, 2016. At Friday's Community Share, five students–Lucas, Scarlett, Julia, Raymond, and Skylar–stood before students, faculty, and staff to announce the formation of the Advent Student Government Association (ASGA). We are sharing their proclamation to mark this historic occasion. This year at Advent,...

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Michelle Bissanti and Katie Posey

30 Aug The Advent in England!

Yoga Teacher & Librarian Present at International Conference Two of Advent's teachers traveled to England this summer to present at a conference. Yoga and Meditation teacher Michelle Bissanti and Librarian Katie Posey presented at the Spirituality and the Whole Child Conference at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln, England. This conference was attended by...

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Reggio Emilia Classroom in Boston

23 Aug The Advent Collaborative: Change the World

The Advent School Collaborative Change the World: Teaching for Social Justice through Reggio-Inspired Practices Saturday, October 15, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m The Advent School's SMART Lab at 99 W Cedar St., Boston, MA 02114 Learn how Advent teachers use the Reggio Emilia approach to engage students in social justice issues. Through presentations and hands-on...

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22 Mar The Madness of March

Meagan Ramos and James O'Toole are Advent's P.E. co-teachers. In this post they share some of the secrets behind their unique, inquiry based program. If you were to walk a day in the life of Physical Education (P.E.) here at Advent, you’d actually be on a bus. P.E. at Advent is a...

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Photo by Christopher Huang

15 Mar Are you ready for your Parent-Teacher Conference?

2B teachers Kate Morton and Erina Spiegelman offer insight into how you can have a meaningful parent teacher conference. Advent Parent-Teacher Conferences begin today and continue on Friday afternoon. Parent-Teacher conferences are all about collaboration. Open communication between families and teachers is vital as we work to best support your children...

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01 Mar Flight of the Monarchs

Teacher Amber Lowe traveled to Mexico on a faculty Travel Grant to study the monarch butterfly. Kindergartners study the butterfly during the fall and release monarchs during Advent's Annual Butterfly Parade. Amber visited the butterfly's winter home to learn about their migration patterns. Here, she shares a recap of her trip. My adventure...

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C-44, an Advent robot

25 Feb Fail Fast, Fail Often

On Saturday, February 27 Advent will host the first workshop in a series for parents and their children. The series, called Makerspace Saturdays, brings parents into the makerspace for the first time. Evan Roman, Summer Program Coordinator, shares why she created Makerspace Saturdays and why design thinking is important for children. ADVENT: What...

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