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Bennett Day School News
Redefining Success: Navigating Academic Pressure in Middle & High School
Fostering Healthy Risk Taking in Early Childhood
Congrats to the Class of 2023!
Bennett Day School Breaks Ground On Next Phase of Expansion
Senior Spotlight: Veronica
Senior Spotlight: Nina
Senior Spotlight: Julieta
What Students Gain When They Pursue Accomplishment Over Achievement
Senior Spotlight: Alex
Senior Spotlight: Kayla
Senior Spotlight: Joseph
Senior Spotlight: Camila
Senior Spotlight: Lauren
Senior Spotlight: Natalia
Senior Spotlight: Meryam
Senior Spotlight: Camden
An Exciting Update on College Acceptances
Internship Program 2022-23: Meaningful Learning Outside of the Classroom
Senior Spotlight: Jasmin
Reggio Emilia vs. Montessori: How These Educational Philosophies Differ
Senior Spotlight: Jorge
The Three "Teachers" in the Reggio Emilia Approach
How Project-Based Learning (PBL) Prepares Kids for Life After School
How to Talk To Your Child About School
Project-Based Learning: An Investigation of Justice in the United States
Bennett Day School Named a Recipient of the Jeffrey Shields Award for Innovation Excellence in School Business Operations
The Power of Gratitude in Trying Times
Bennett Joins the Alliance for Early Childhood (AEC)
Family Project-Based Learning (PBL)
Bennett Day Upper School Students Win Newhouse Architecture + Design Competition
Bennett Day Upper School Student Awarded the Ewing-Jones Scholarship
[Webinar] Beyond the Classroom: Why Extracurricular Activities Matter
Bennett Day Fun Festival: A Musical Project-Based Learning Journey in 1st Grade
Failing Grades: How to Motivate Students to Learn Without Keeping Score
Bennett Live: Inspiring Joy and Creativity with Project-Based Learning at Home
Competency-Based Learning During a Pandemic
Fun Indoor Explorations with Osmo Kaleidoscope
Demo Night: How Project-Based Learning Comes to Life at Bennett Day Upper School
#OsmoKaleidoscope on the Go: 5 Ways to Use this App While Traveling
At Bennett Day, High School Starts at 9:00am. Here’s Why.
Discovering the Shape of Chicago: An Upper School Journey in Project-Based Learning
What is Growth Mindset?
Moments of Educator Joy at Bennett Day School
Back to School: 3 Ways Parents Can Support and Empower Their Children
Back to School: 4 Ways to Prepare Your Kids
Here We Grow Again! August Construction Update
Chicago Summer Series: Eclectic Attractions in South Loop
Chicago Summer Series: Uncover the History of Hyde Park
Kids Co-designing for Kids: 7 Hands-On Explorations with Osmo Kaleidoscope
Chicago Summer Series: Notable Treasures in Bronzeville
Here We Grow Again! Summer Construction Update Phase II
Chicago Summer Series: Panoramic Views of Pilsen
Summer Academics: Guest Blog by Senior Kindergarten Co-Lead Teachers, Katie Gertler and Julia DaSilva
Here We Grow Again! Spring 2019 Construction Update
Junior Kindergarteners Channel NPR with Podcast on the Human Body
What in the World is Executive Functioning? Why Should Parents and Teachers Care?
Mentors Make All the Difference: A Reflection on Student-Teacher Relationships at High Tech High & Bennett Day Upper School
Tips for Choosing a Best-Fit Summer Camp
Student Innovation Through Bennett Labs: Creating Apps, Books, and 21st Century Learning at Bennett Day School
Decision Time: Our Top 3 Tips for Choosing a Best-Fit School
"Gaga for a Gaga Pit!" Guest Blog By Tinkering & Engineering Sciences Teacher, Zak Thompson, on STEM & Design Thinking
CEO Cameron Smith: "The Schoolhouse Gate" and the Changing Face of American Education
Resolutions That Stick: Embracing a Growth Mindset
6 Picture Books to Warm Up Your Winter Break
The Power of "Quiet": Thoughts by Cameron Smith on Tomie dePaula's Latest Picture Book
Beyond Getting Coffee: Exploring Quality Internships
Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Toys & Games to Bring Joy to Kids’ Thinking about Fruits & Veggies
How Competency-Based Assessment Can Prepare Students for Higher Education
Block Club Chicago Previews Upper School at Bennett Day School
Why College Prep Should Start in 9th Grade
What Does Project-Based Learning Look Like at the High School Level?
Bennett Day School Expansion Reaches New Heights
Cameron Smith Discusses Entrepreneurship with Bootstrapping in America
School, as we know it, was designed in 1893. How do we make it better?
What Does it Mean to Have Purpose? Upper School Students Find Their Paths With Stanford's Project Wayfinder
The High School Search Process is Real—Do You Know What to Ask on Tours?
Bennett Day School’s Lead Designer of Upper School, Martin Moran, Featured in eSchool News!
"All is not BenNot Lost" by OK No
Top 5 Reflections from TWIN Global by Cameron Smith, Bennett Day School CEO
What is Purposeful Screen Time?
Bennett Day School East Expansion Project Underway
What is Social-Emotional Learning?
What is Reggio Emilia?
Parents & Tots Playdate at Bennett Day School
Visit the Bennett Day Tent at the Bucktown Garden Walk
What is Fountas and Pinnell?
Cameron Smith Featured on Voyage Chicago
What is Singapore Math?
Bennett Day School - Upper School Receives HTHGSE New School Creation Fellowship
What is Project-Based Learning?
Essential Book List: Fantastical Creatures
Summer Camp Highlight: Field Trip Camp
How the Chicago Tech Surge is Shaping Education
Progressive Summer Camp Options for Pre-K through Middle School Kids
Student Project: Rearranged Classroom
Essential Book List: Art
Don’t Miss Our Spring Playdate, April 21
Cross-Grade Collaboration Opens New Development Opportunities
The Story of the SK Ice Cave
Important Tax Breaks to Help Parents Pay for Education
Event: How to Raise Kids in a Digital World, with Author Devorah Heitner
Summer Camp Highlight: Culinary Arts
Essential Book List: Big Vehicles
The World is Changing; Our Schools Should Be, Too
Time to Plan for Summer Camp!
What’s Included in School Tuition?
Essential Book List: Wonders of Space and Sky
Progressive Learning Beyond the Classroom
Essential Book List: Science and Adventure
Lead Designer and Director of Upper School Martin Moran on TEDx Talks, Discusses Creativity in High School
Our Top Toy and Game Picks for Black Friday
How to Incorporate Progressive Learning at Home
Check out Story Dealer at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair
Bennett Day School Featured in Chicago Sun-Times
There's Music in Everything
Why Is Preschool Important?
What Should I Expect of a 3-Year-Old?
What Should I Look for in a Preschool Program?
We Are Bennett Day School
Essential Book List: Understanding Emotions
Home Activity: Exploring the Beauty of Fall
Bennett Day School Featured in Crain's Chicago Business
How Parents Should Prepare for a School Search
How to Ease Your Child’s Transition Back to School
Join us at the Bucktown Garden Walk
Learning through pasta and a progressive approach
Tinker Lab Take-Apart and Circuits Galore!
Diversity: Culture Through Sharing
Northwestern University Learning Scientists Partner with Bennett Day School
Arrival at Bennett Day School: Early Childhood
Winter Twilight in Our Community
The 10 Best Winter Books for Kids
Chicago Toy and Game Fair & Our Black Friday Picks
Harvest Festival - Fall 2016
A Grand Affair, Our Community Open House
A Busy Autumn Season at Bennett Day School!
The Importance of Family Share
Bennett Day School at the Second Annual Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire!
Digital Citizenship Week and Kids
Bennett Day Nominated for Chicago Innovation Awards 2016
Bennett Day School Expands to Upper School to Meet Growing Demand, Hires Martin Moran to Lead
Think we're totally awesome? Vote Bennett Day School!
We had a great time at Alderman Burnett's Stay In School Picnic!
Construction Update on New Campus as of 8/19
Construction Update on New Campus as of 8/15
Join us at the Bucktown Tree and Garden Walk!
Construction Update on New Campus as of 8/4
How our students helped to develop a coding tool used in 15k schools
Our visit with thought leader, Grant Lichtman
Construction Update on New Campus as of 7/20
Construction Update on New Campus as of 7/8
Construction Update on New Campus as of 7/8
Construction Update on New Campus as of 6/24
Construction Update on New Campus as of 6/20
Progressive Growth: Bennett Day School adds Christa Reed as Director, Marketing and Development
Construction Update on New Campus as of 6/7/16
Construction Update on New Campus as of 5/31/16
Construction Update on New Campus as of 5/24/16
Springtime Robotics and Green-Screen Event at Bennett Day School
Project Based Learning in Action
Work with us: Bennett Day at Educelerate and EdSurge Job Fair
Construction Update on New Campus as of 5/6/16
Inspiring Women: Kate Cicchelli a Finalist for Recognition with Step Up & DermStore
Family Event at Chicago Maritime Festival on April 16
Bennett Day School part of 5Kto1K to Support The Cara Program
Bennett Day Grandparent Shares Her Thoughts on School
Construction Update as of 4/6/16
Bennett Day School Welcomes New Board Member, Patrick Branham
Construction Update: Hard Hat Visit
Construction Update: Up and Up We Go
"Making Space for Innovation" article covering Bennett Day School
Construction Update on New Campus: Sparks Fly!
Construction Update on New Campus and Virtual Tour Event on February 25
Cameron Smith discusses changing landscape of Chicago schools with WBEZ
Learn About Bennett Day
Construction Update on New Campus
Video & Pictures from Virtual Tour of New Campus
'On Single Parenting and Loving My Job' by Kate Cicchelli
Education Panel Event: Personalization by Design
Inside the TinkerLab
The Power of Play: Part 1
The Power of Play: Part 2
The Power of Play: Part 3
TinkerThon with the Tinkering Labs at Bennett Day
Construction Update on New Campus and Virtual Tour Event on November 18
Bennett Day Nominated for Chicago Innovation Awards
Tinker Time Family Play Date
West Loop Families Childcare and School Fair
Chicago Maritime Festival Playdate
Parent Cocktail Hour
NPN New Year Family Celebration with Bennett Day School
TinkerTime Playdate at Bennett Day School
Cocktail Hour & School Tour with Bennett Day School
School Tour and Information Session
Feature Article about Bennett Day School
School Field Trip to See Frederick at Chicago Children's Theater
Parent Panel & Family Information Session
Tinker Time for your four to six year olds at Bennett Day School!
Principal Kate Cicchelli's Grand Opening Speech at Bennett Day School!
What your preschooler REALLY needs to know now for the year ahead - Chicago Parent
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