The UE Book Club – Learning and Social Difficulties

Reading, by Hilary Lord, January 15, 2020,

  For January, Upper Elementary students are reading books with first person narratives from the perspectives of children with learning and social difficulties for the UE Book Club. The books address issues of disability, accessibility, alienation and inclusion. Colleen Deibel, UE Special Assistant describes common themes in this month’s selections as “embracing our differences, recognizing … Continue reading “The UE Book Club – Learning and Social Difficulties”

Getting Ready for the Winter Concert in Upper Elementary, or The Art of the Student-Run Play

Upper Elementary, by Hilary Lord, December 12, 2019,

Over the past few days we’ve looked into the Children’s Houses and the Lower Elementary as they’ve been preparing for the Winter Concert. The excitement is mounting as we are two days away from the big event! Today we’ll round out our winter-concert-sneak-peekery with the Upper Elementary. Each year, in the weeks before Winter Concert, … Continue reading “Getting Ready for the Winter Concert in Upper Elementary, or The Art of the Student-Run Play”