Category Archives: Academics

Gleason—a Man of the Word

Faculty member and former head of school Dick Baker delivered these remarks on Sept. 13, in Lawrence Auditorium: “In the beginning /was the Word” Now I know only enough about that line from the gospel to understand that it is … Continue reading

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A String of Images, by Julia Fitzgerald ’14

With only a month separating me from graduation, I still spend many moments wondering about all that this place and this community meant to me. I wonder how it changed me and how it will continue to change me. I … Continue reading

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Online Education Sites vs. Brick-And-Mortar Schools

English and history faculty member Mike Kalin recently wrote a piece on WBUR.org’s Cognoscenti section. He posed the question, “Are Teachers In Brick-And-Mortar Schools Even Necessary?” Read more below. Khan Academy, an educational website created in 2006 by a former … Continue reading

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Technology in the Classroom

Alycia Scott-Hiser, director of academic technology, reflects on the state of technology at Nobles. Nobles has always been at the forefront of academic technology and never more so than this year. While the ISS (Information Systems and Support) department continues … Continue reading

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