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Christina
04-20-2011, 09:15 AM
Sure the essentials are all there. Math, reading, science. But what always amazes me is the broader palette of sheer creativity brought into the Willows classroom. Itís what is taught AND how itís taught. Just about everything the kids learn connects to other aspects of their work. Integrated curriculum is what it's called. Really it's an ingeniously creative curriculum.

Lisa Rosenstein, The Willows Head of School says, ďFocus on creativity, critical thinking and problem solving is central to who we are and what we do in every discipline.Ē

My daughterís 4th grade class recently completed their study unit on the Gold Rush. What could have been a dreadfully boring subject was transformed into a fascinating and totally exciting few months for the kids.

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