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PHOTOS BY Amy Smotherman Burgess

The Episcopal School of Knoxville’s Middle School Open House October 27th

The Episcopal School of Knoxville’s Middle School academic program is rich in opportunity for intellectual exploration and discovery as well as creative expression. The Episcopal School of Knoxville recognizes the middle school years as the most varied and exciting period in adolescent life. During this important time of intellectual, physical, moral, spiritual and emotional development, […]

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Montessori for Moms : Motherhood and Mindfulness

Montessori For Moms :: Motherhood and Mindfulness

Recently, I took a course on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. On the first day, our teacher, Claudio Barrientos of the Mindful Center in Knoxville, asked us, “Why are you here?”  Calmly, he repeated, “Why are you really here?” Again, he quietly asked, “Why are you really, really here?”        I took the course because of my […]

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Childhood Speech Apraxia

A Mother’s Worry: My Son Has Childhood Speech Apraxia

As a mother, you always want your children to thrive. You imagine your children saying their first words or starting their very first day of school, making a bunch of new friends, and then telling you all about it when you pick him up. My experience with my son, my first born, has been very different. […]

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MYTHBUSTERS (1)

Mythbusters: Homeschool Edition

With the school year upon us (well, some of you anyway: we don’t start back until after Labor Day), now seems like a perfect time to address some homeschooling myths. Since we started down this road six years ago, we’ve heard all sorts of “concerns” and questions in that time. Today I want to break […]

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Sacred Heart Chromebooks

New Google Chromebook Program at Sacred Heart Cathedral School

Sacred Heart Cathedral School is launching a 1:1 Google Chromebook program in the Middle School and a greatly enhanced technology ratio in Grades K-5. In fact, 230 new Chromebooks just arrived on campus! Google Chromebooks are cloud-based laptop computers that run the Google Chrome operating system and Google Apps for Education (GAFE). Sacred Heart became […]

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MayBeads

Montessori for the Summer

The sun shines past bedtime, the flowers and trees overflow the garden bed, and the pool water glistens in the light. The school year must be ending. Knoxville Montessori School certainly stayed busy all year. According to KMS’s Senior Primary Teacher, Valerie Kuéntz, students learned how to observe others, teach their peers, and direct themselves. […]

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