Bennett Day School News

What is Singapore Math?

  

When a student struggles in math class, it’s easy for parents to assume math is just not the child’s strong suit. This may not be the case. Instead, it could be the traditional way students are taught math in this country doesn’t align with...

Bennett Day School - Upper School Receives HTHGSE New School Creation Fellowship

  

As the opening of the Upper School at Bennett Day School nears, our tailored curriculum has received yet another boost: acceptance into the High Tech High Graduate School of Education (HTHGSE) Creation Fellowship! This exciting opportunity...

What is Project-Based Learning?

  

Project-based learning is a deeper form of learning that offers many educational benefits and is proven to be effective for many students. Children are often ill-prepared for the real-world situations they will face as adults. Implementing...

Essential Book List: Fantastical Creatures

 

 

Creatures of fantasy and the unknown are always fascinating to children - and adults! - offering ways to explore new ideas and expand the imagination. It is important to send young readers the message to embrace their own uniqueness and...

Summer Camp Highlight: Field Trip Camp

 

 

Summer camp planning is underway, and Bennett Day Camp is filled with choices for just about every camper. In addition to a variety of stay-and-play experiences, we’re offering a unique lineup of off-site adventures in our field trip camp.

How the Chicago Tech Surge is Shaping Education

 

Many large corporations have been relocating their headquarters to downtown Chicago, bringing with them young or expecting families. According to Martin Moran, lead designer of the Bennett Day School Upper School, the rising surge of these...

Progressive Summer Camp Options for Pre-K through Middle School Kids

 

Summer camp enrollment deadlines are fast approaching! Bennett Day School will morph into Bennett Day Camp this year, offering a choose-your-own-adventure-style day camp experience at its West Town campus. Each camp promises to reinforce...

Student Project: Rearranged Classroom

 

Bennett Day School prides itself on developing lifelong learners and leaders across all grade levels. A great example of how we foster these skills is through an adaptive learning program that challenges students academic, social and emotional...

Essential Book List: Art

 

The imagination of a child is a wonderful thing, making masterpieces out of leaves found during an afternoon walk. Help encourage this love of expression with a few of these stories recommended by Bennett Day School teachers.

Don’t Miss Our Spring Playdate, April 21

 

Spend your Saturday morning with a Bennett Day Camp preview! We’re hosting a Spring Playdate on April 21 from 9 - 11 a.m. to showcase a few activities we’re excited to offer this summer.