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Beyond the Classroom: Science Research at Breck

Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2017
Imagine being able to do graduate-level research as a high school student.

Creating Music through Project-Based Learning

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017
Picture a building under construction: the scaffolding goes up, giving crews a steady platform to work on building the structure, brick by brick. Once the scaffolding is removed, the building is revealed.

Student-driven curriculum encourages peers to be present in the moment

Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2017
Each spring following the end of AP and final exams, Breck students embark on internships and major projects as part of a curricular extension called May Program. 

Understanding the bigger lessons in STEM curriculum

Posted on Friday, May 05, 2017
Having been the head of the science department at The Spence School in Manhattan, you can imagine that I pay pretty close … well really close attention to science curriculum. When I was thinking about what I wanted for my kids’ education, this became an important topic. STEM – which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – is in the news more and more, and I had strong opinions about which approaches would best serve my children as they grew up in an...