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...

Essential Book List: Big Vehicles

Big vehicles inspire many questions: What is that? Why is it moving? How does it move? Where is it going? These books are the perfect catalyst to send little minds thinking about those huge vehicles that move. Here are a few of our favorite books...

Essential Book List: Wonders of Space and Sky

Space is a place where the imagination soars. Its innate vastness provides endless opportunities to feed a child’s curiosity with tales of limitless wonder. Here are a few of our favorite books to provide a pathway for children to explore the...

Essential Book List: Science and Adventure

These books are not for the faint of heart! Your little explorer will love reading about all of the fantastic (and sometimes creepy!) creatures that lurk in our world. Filled with intricate illustrations and expert commentary, each of these...

Lead Designer and Director of Upper School Martin Moran on TEDx Talks, Discusses Creativity in High School

Lead Designer and Director of Upper School at Bennett Day School, Martin Moran, recently spoke at a TEDx event about how to create a high school where adolescents can be creative and motivated. Check out the video below to hear more.