Bennett Day School News

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."
 

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...

Diversity: Culture Through Sharing

Family Share at Bennett Day School

Once a year, each one of our families leads a classroom Morning Meeting to share and teach their child’s class about a unique aspect of their family traditions. The Family Share is approximately 20 minutes, and...

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...

The 10 Best Winter Books for Kids

Winter Reading Round Up: Faculty Book Recommendations

As the days get colder, snuggling up next to your child with a delightful book becomes more and more appealing. We compiled a list of some of our classrooms' favorite winter reads that...

Chicago Toy and Game Fair & Our Black Friday Picks

 

Bennett Day School at the Second Annual Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire!

Bennett Day School is honored to announce its invitation to participate in the Barnes & Noble second annual Mini Maker Faire on November 5, 2016 at 10am. This fantastic event lineup will give customers the opportunity to “Meet the Makers” by...

How our students helped to develop a coding tool used in 15k schools

As many of our Bennett families already know, we have a wonderful relationship with Northwestern's Tangible Interaction Design and Learning Laboratory. Our students, with the help of JK Teacher and Special Projects Leader, Frances Judd, were...

Springtime Robotics and Green-Screen Event at Bennett Day School