Bennett Day School News

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.

Cross-Grade Collaboration Opens New Development Opportunities

At Bennett Day, we pride ourselves on our close-knit community, developing lifelong learners and leaders across all grade levels. One way we encourage this growth is through cross-grade collaboration, which opens up new opportunities and avenues...

Learning through pasta and a progressive approach

The beauty in students and teachers constructing the learning together is that it allows children’s curiosity to guide the investigation and learning. Recently, our class discovered our shared interest in pasta after one of the students built a...

Tinker Lab Take-Apart and Circuits Galore!

Curious to see what’s happening in our Tinker Labs?

Early Childhood Campus

The world of electricity and circuits is all about making connections; literally and figuratively.  Squishy Circuits are an excellent avenue for our youngest learners to...

Northwestern University Learning Scientists Partner with Bennett Day School

 

Collaboration over ‘design thinking’ benefits both sides

CHICAGO, Ill.  – What happens when inventive children work side by side with university students on a design problem? Northwestern University researchers are testing the idea with...

Winter Twilight in Our Community

---by Kate Cicchelli and Meg Fitzgerald

Last Friday, we hosted our 3rd Annual Winter Twilight event, and evening of reading and family gathering inspired by Italy’s Reggio Narra, a citywide event dedicated to the concept of narrative.  Throughout...

Chicago Toy and Game Fair & Our Black Friday Picks