Choosing the right school for your child and your family can be a daunting task. Whether your child is starting school for the very first time, "moving up," switching schools within the same district, or moving to a new location, consider the following suggestions as you evaluate the options and familiarize yourself with each school.
The evergreen conversation about the need to integrate technology is prevalent among school leaders. However, the lack of focus on why and how to integrate the technology is what is often missing from the conversation.
Children are innately spiritual beings, and nurturing their spirituality promotes healthy development on many levels. While St. Thomas School is a non-sectarian school, spirituality is an intrinsic part of daily school life and an essential element in our approach to educating the whole child, along with physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development.
At St. Thomas School (STS), we introduce coding in preschool and continue building students' foundational coding skills through eighth grade so they can develop essential thinking, processing and communication skills that will help them succeed.
As a Microsoft Showcase School, St. Thomas School has been working with Microsoft for years to enhance learning experiences through technology. At the Learn what's Next event in New York City last month, it became clear that Microsoft's commitment to education is, on many levels, deeply personal. I was one of 20 educators who had the opportunity to attend the event, where I learned about Microsoft's upcoming education products and heard personal anecdotes from leaders at the company regarding why they are passionate about education.