Bennett Day School News

Reggio Emilia vs. Montessori: How These Educational Philosophies Differ

At Bennett Day School, our program is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. Families will likely encounter other progressive educational philosophies during their school search, like Montessori – another methodology with Italian roots. Every child...

The Three "Teachers" in the Reggio Emilia Approach

We recognize parents/guardians as the first teacher, classroom teachers as the second, and the environment as the third.

How Project-Based Learning (PBL) Prepares Kids for Life After School

We geniunely believe that students must be invested in what they are learning and the curriculum must be relevant to students’ lives.

How to Talk To Your Child About School

As a parent, you may find yourself in this boat: How was school today? Fine. What did you do? Played on the playground. What are you learning about? I don’t know. 

Bennett Joins the Alliance for Early Childhood (AEC)

Bennett Day School has officially joined the Alliance for Early Childhood (AEC).

Family Project-Based Learning (PBL)

We’re kicking off a new school-wide project called “Family PBL” and we invite you to join in! 

Moments of Educator Joy at Bennett Day School

I loved the amount of freedom the students have to create their projects”, “I loved how natural everything feels” and there are “... so many opportunities for open play and authentic learning.

These were just some of the moments of joy shared by...

Back to School: 3 Ways Parents Can Support and Empower Their Children

This infographic provides suggestions for how parents can support and empower their children when it’s time to go back to school.

Back to School: 4 Ways to Prepare Your Kids

This blog, written by first grade teacher Katie Leviton, provides suggestions for how parents can prepare their children for "school season."

Here We Grow Again! August Construction Update

Construction at Bennett Day is on time and on schedule for the first day of school on August 26!