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...

There's Music in Everything

Exposing your child to music at an early age is an integral part of sensory development. It encourages movement, creativity and social/emotional responsiveness. If you’re looking to support your little Mozart’s creativity, gather everyday...

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...

Chicago Toy and Game Fair & Our Black Friday Picks

 

Digital Citizenship Week and Kids

It is Digital Citizenship Week.  At Bennett Day, we use technology as a tool to document our student digital portfolios and to understand how things work.  We use technology to build, break, dissect, explore, document, and reflect.  We use...

Springtime Robotics and Green-Screen Event at Bennett Day School

 

Project Based Learning in Action

Learning happens naturally for young children in many ways.  One of the ways our teachers capitalize on student interest is through the process of project based learning.  When we talk about this style of learning, children actively collaborate...