By: Heather Walsh
St. James Academy Parent
I believe learning should be an adventure.
Maybe I should blame it on my progressive liberal education, but I don’t believe you can measure a child by a multiple choice test — or help develop an appetite for knowledge with a gaggle of worksheets. When Patrick and I started to explore kindergarten options for the Bug, nothing would make my nerves rattle more than an information session full of don’ts, can’ts, rules, regulations, or a disproportionate amount of time putting academic rigor over problem solving and cultivating imagination.
I wanted to know about cans. I wanted to hear how the school would foster my child’s love of learning and encourage her creativity. Read More