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If You Send Your Child to a Private School, You are Not a Bad Person

The online public affairs magazine, Slate, recently published an article entitled, If You Send Your Child to a Private School, You Are a Bad Person.  In response to this article, John Chubb, the newly appointed President of NAIS (the National … Continue reading

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Visit from Excel Academy Charter School in East Boston

We were so happy to host Nicole Repp, Lily Ornelas and a group of 7th grade students from Excel Academy Charter School in East Boston. We hope to see you on our campus again this fall!

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The 6 Key Drivers of Student Engagement

Technology is providing ever expanding opportunities for teachers to engage their students in the classroom.  The following is an excerpt from the book Every Child, Every Day: A Digital Conversion Model for Student Achievement, by Mark A. Edwards.  Edwards is … Continue reading

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A Timeline of Private School Events and History

Did you know that the earliest schools in the US were private and religious?  For this and other interesting facts about private schools, click on the link below: http://www.privateschoolreview.com/articles/237

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How to Turn Your Classroom Into An Idea Factory

In the article below, Suzie Boss at Mind/Shift has given some thought to the ways in which teachers can influence their students to become innovators.  Learn more about Nobles to see the ways in which our faculty go about instilling … Continue reading

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Public School vs. Private School: 25 Essential Considerations

The folks at AdmissionsQuest have done a good job of laying out the considerations that must be made when considering a private school compared to your local public school.  Boil it all down, however, and you come up with their … Continue reading

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Did you know we teach Robotics at Nobles?

More and more is being written about STEM (science, engineering, engineering, mechanics) and the importance of these programs in our schools.  The following article indicates one of the reasons it’s so great that we have Robotics here at Nobles. http://www.good.is/posts/want-to-get-kids-excited-about-stem-let-them-build-robots … Continue reading

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Choosing a School: 5 Must Haves

As we look ahead to tomorrow’s application deadline, we thought it would be appropriate to remind folks of the things that are important to consider when choosing an independent school.  Check out this article written for Private School Review by … Continue reading

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Student Testing Success Linked To Grasp Of Basic Math

We are aware that standardized testing is likely on the minds of many of you as we approach our application deadline next week (January 15, 2013!) Here is a link to an interesting article that posits that a strong understanding … Continue reading

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Scenes from our December Open House!

Great to see so many folks at our December Open House last night. Here are some photos from our Curriculum Fair with faculty.  If you haven’t yet been to campus, come visit!

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