Eye on Our Vision

Does Afterschool Enrichment Really Matter?

January 11th, 2019

Whether children participate in sports, arts, robotics, STEM or STEAM programs, the exploratory nature of these programs afford students with the time and low pressure stakes to take risks and engage with confidence. Studies also indicate that the relationships they build with staff members who…

Fostering Empathy in Children

December 13th, 2018

“Empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.” – Roger Ebert It’s no secret that empathy plays an integral role in social and emotional learning. It’s one of the most complex skills to build because it takes ongoing modeling and intentional attention. At Seven Arrows,…

Attention, Attention!

December 6th, 2018

This week, we revisit a Seven Arrows favorite, John Medina’s book, Brain Rules. His chapter about how our brains function in relation to memory retention is a practical resource worth sharing. “We have known for a long time that ‘interest’ or ‘importance’ is inextricably linked…

Global Citizenship

November 15th, 2018

A Seven Arrows education introduces students to the concept of living in a global community by integrating the traditions and practices of world cultures into the educational experience – reading and gathering facts alone do not create a lasting impression. UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific…

Art with a Capital A

November 8th, 2018

The fall semester at Seven Arrows is always one of the most creative times of the school year. As students dive deeper into their units of cross-curricular Spanish studies, art naturally becomes the guiding force propelling them to make meaningful connections from their learning experiences…

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