Education

September 30, 2022
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Meet the Member: The Phoenix School

by joeyphoenix
Interviewee: Mistral Dodson (She/Her) In your words… Tell us about your organization, business, initiative. The Phoenix School is a magical place where kids get to be curious about anything. It’s the building blocks to their future and how they interact with their surroundings. The Phoenix Philosophy is to meet each student where they are at and work to bring out the best in every child. The results
September 30, 2022
April 12, 2022
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PEM Spotlights the Ongoing Fight for Educational Equality with new exhibition

by Felicia Cheney
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents an exhibition drawn from its Phillips Library collection that explores how the 19th century struggle for educational rights began in Salem and led to equal education advocacy and reform across America. Thanks to the heroic effort by Black youth activists, students and parents, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts became the first state to outlaw school
April 12, 2022
September 28, 2020
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Montserrat College Of Art Welcomes Students To Campus

by joeyphoenix
From Montserrat College of Art Montserrat College of Art welcomed nearly 360 freshmen, transfer and returning students to an expanded campus which will allow for social distancing, safe classrooms and residence halls. All faculty, staff and students returning to campus had negative COVID-19 tests and each was required to sign a CommunityPledge to follow health guidelines. In addition, everyone is required to go
September 28, 2020
August 25, 2020
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The Phoenix School Has a New Home

by joeyphoenix
by Joey Phoenix The Phoenix School, whose small numbers provide a rare opportunity for in-person and predominantly exploratory outdoor learning, recently announced that they are moving to their new location at 28 Goodhue Street near Mack Park in Salem.  While teachers, and educational staff nationwide have been debating how to safely educate students this fall during a global pandemic, the
August 25, 2020
March 30, 2020
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Collaborative, Virtual Learning with the Phoenix School

by joeyphoenix
Salem’s The Phoenix School has been incorporating tech-inclusive, individualized learning into the fabric of what they’ve been doing since the very beginning. So it’s no wonder that when social distancing guidelines came into effect, they knew exactly what to do. Starting last week, The Phoenix School switched to an online curriculum allowing students to learn virtually from home. This week,
March 30, 2020
July 19, 2019
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‘17thCentury Saturdays’ at The Gables this Summer and Fall – Go Back in Time to Explore the Unknown

by cns2020
SALEM — You don’t have to be an astronaut to explore the mysterious and the unknown. Instead, imagine yourself in Salem in the 1600s, when navigating the high seas was as dangerous and challenging as going to the moon. All are invited to The House of the Seven Gables for the first in a series of intriguing “17thCentury Saturday” events
July 19, 2019
April 16, 2019
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The Alligators Get the Right of Way – The Phoenix School Grades 6-8 Go to the Everglades

by cns2020
The Phoenix School’s 6th-8th graders recently got back from the Florida Everglades and have spent the last two weeks going over their research and discussing what they had learned on the journey. Since the Kindergarten through fifth graders had also completed a similar imaginary journey, the two groups were able to share notes and discuss their findings. There was much
April 16, 2019
April 7, 2019
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‘Bewitched’ gave new meaning to 'Witchcraft’ – Lecture Series at the House of the Seven Gables

by cns2020
SALEM — “Bewitched” is more than a television show from the ‘70s, more than a controversial statue in downtown Salem, more than a twitchy nose. Salem, for whom ‘witchcraft’ holds uniquely somber meaning, saw its burden lighten when “Bewitched” was broadcast into tens of millions of homes in America. The show was a cultural influencer with a long reach. Professor
April 7, 2019
April 2, 2019
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Phoenix Airlines Flight 406 – Destination Everglades

by cns2020
The classroom was full of the hustle and bustle of children shuffling quickly through a makeshift security line. “Take off your shoes and your belt and put all of your personal belongings in the bin to go through the scanner,” one fifth grade student said to a third grader in line. “Don’t forget to empty out all of your pockets,”
April 2, 2019
April 1, 2019
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Be Curious, Be Brave – Kurt T. Steinberg's Inaugural Address at Montserrat

by cns2020
Originally published at Montserrat.edu. Images courtesy of Montserrat College of Art. Kurt T. Steinberg, Ed.D., President, Montserrat College of Art Thank you to everyone that has taken the time to attend today’s transitional event for Montserrat College of Art. I would like to start with a quote by ceramics artist Brother Thomas…. It is right to be acknowledged and gracious
April 1, 2019