Greenwood School has become a Landmark College Certified Executive Function Coaching School. The Greenwood program focuses on partnering with students to help them develop personal strategies and resources to develop their ability to manage their own lives independently.
Three Greenwood students have officially started classes this week at Landmark College, located about three miles away in downtown Putney. Two students will be participating in Principles of Chemistry with a lab, meeting in Landmark’s new STEM building, and our third student will be taking an Introduction to Business class. These courses are full credit bearing 100 level college courses, transferred to any school that will accept them. Our students will not only have the opportunity to attend college-level classes on campus, but they will also be able to access the full run of support services offered by the College including Library resources, study groups, and a specific science class support center. This experience will be highly valuable as our […]
At Greenwood we pride ourselves on being open to growth opportunities for our students and our school, and keeping current with cutting-edge research that further informs our approach. We have an unwavering commitment to critical self-reflection and improvement. Our important strategic partnerships with The Stern Center for Language and Learning and Landmark College’s Research and Training Center are reflective of this commitment. In this spirit, we have become aware of the benefits of Transcendental Meditation, specifically for our student population. We are working with licensed TM instructors Karen and Jack Sugden, and we will test the benefits of TM at Greenwood with a pilot program this winter. Six Greenwood staff are currently being trained by Karen and Jack, and these […]
We are excited to announce our spring symposia brought to this area through the partnership between The Greenwood School (Putney, VT) and the Stern Center for Language and Learning (Williston, VT). On March 18, 2016, we will be offering a workshop on Dyscalculia: what it is, indicators from student work, and how we can provide support for students with dyscalculia and other math difficulties. On April 15, 2016, we will be offering a workshop on Dyslexia: reviewing the history of the term, its status in the law, early signs of risk, and what educators can do to ensure that all children learn to read. On May 13, 2016, we will be offering a workshop on Dysgraphia: what we know about […]