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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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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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AFS Camps

Dance the Summer Away with Angela Floyd School Summer Camps

This summer at Angela Floyd Schools, they are bringing back their most popular dance camps from previous years like Ice Princess Camp, All-American Camp, and Princess Camp! Additionally, they’ll be introducing exciting new camps like Cartoon Camp and PBS Friends Camp. All of these camps run for a week, from Monday to Thursday from 9:00am-11:30am […]

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Tate's Drone

Tate’s Middle School Students Soar with New Drone Curriculum

For the past 48 years, Tate’s School has been known for educational innovation in the classroom. Tate’s School has just announced that they have integrated a unique and practical initiative to engage middle school students with emerging technology: the Drone Pilot Program (DPP).  As a part of Tate’s advanced technology curriculum, the Drone Pilot Program […]

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Kindergarten

Kindergarten Round-up: How to Handle Spring Birthdays

Kindergarten Round-up for Knox County Schools is fast approaching, and it falls on Tuesday, April 12. I recently started a dialog with my mommy friends that are also facing this decision and I was surprised that I was basically of a totally different opinion on the matter than most of my peers. If you do […]

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Montessori for Moms

Montessori for Moms

As a working mom and mother of a 1-year-old boy, I often find myself obsessing over the details of my son’s experience at his nanny’s. I think about his socialization, diet, nap times and exposure to stimulation. When I transferred from a retail position to a new job at a Montessori school, my fascination in […]

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CAK Open House

CAK DAY! Annual Campus-Wide Admissions Open House on March 1st

Annual Campus-Wide Admissions Open House (PreK thru High School) Tuesday, March 1, 2016 7:15 a.m. – Start Time for Middle and High School Parents & Students {students can register to “shadow” a current CAK middle or high school student and attend classes for the morning} NOTE: Knox County Schools are NOT in session on this day! […]

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ESK Class

Join The Episcopal School of Knoxville for Open House This Sunday, January 31st 2-4 PM

The mission of The Episcopal School of Knoxville is to prepare JK-8 students for higher education and a lifetime of learning within the context of a loving, inclusive and family-centered community. We enrich our students’ intellectual, physical, cultural and spiritual growth so that they may realize their potential as children of God and citizens of […]

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