NAIS Tech Task Force Seeks Feedback

The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) 21st Century Curriculum and Technology Task Force released  a document, Online Learning: A Continuum of Opportunity, Critical Questions for Leaders (  The committee began to create the scaffolding and framework for its constituents, Independent Schools, to guide them through determining their position on Online Learning. This document will be open for commentary until the end of May 2010, when the committee will review the comments, and complete the document for release to school leaders. Last Tuesday, my co-hosts on 21st Century Learning, Alex Ragone, arvind grover, and I held a conversation with Demetri […]

Musical Interlude

For the past 27 years, we are fortunate to invite a rising artist at our Morning Ex, and all school assembly that is held every Monday and Wednesday. The name derives from Morning Exercise and used to meet every day, where there were calisthenics and other chances for our founding headmaster, Perry Dunlap Smith, to teach and share with the school community. This year, the artist who was invited as Molly Yeh, a third year percussion student at Julliard. She went to high school locally here at Glenbrook South. She is a very accomplished musician who played a range of instruments including […]