• Design Thinking

Utilizing Design Thinking in Education Program Reform

Three years ago, Jeremy Goldstein arrived at Episcopal High School to revamp a 40-year-old externship program. Serving as the director, he applied design thinking principles to restructure EHS’ Washington Program to best prepare students for life after high school in this changing professional landscape. As the program previously focused on externships for seniors, Goldstein was [...]

  • Cooperative Learning

#TABS16: 20 Years of Cooperative Learning Success

During the 2016 TABS Annual Conference, Peter Hess, Brewster Academy’s assistant head of school will present on “The Power of Cooperative Learning: What It Takes to Make It Work.” In his session, Hess discusses the success Brewster has had implementing cooperative learning in the classroom over the past 20-plus years, and provides insight into the [...]

  • Milton Academy Advising

#TABS16: Long-Term Impacts of Milton Academy Advising

One of the ways Milton Academy develops “competence, confidence and character” in its students is by providing support in and out of the classroom through advising, an initiative that is being explored during the 2016 TABS Annual Conference. In their session, “Advising: Forging Connections Even When it Feels Impossible,” Mathematics Department Chair Heather Sugrue -- [...]