Eye on Our Vision

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…

Supporting and Understanding How Your Child Learns

November 1st, 2018

Howard Gardner’s work on multiple intelligences largely influences the Seven Arrows Way of Education. In layman’s terms, the theory proposes that each individual has different ways of learning and different intelligences they use in their daily lives. While some can learn very well in a…

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