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All posts by Aubrey Stewart, BDS Activities Director

Reflections on a Brookridge Education


I’ve always been well aware that I experienced a happy childhood, and without question, Brookridge Day School is critical to why this is true!! My happy memories are very specific, which indicates...
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Brookridge Alumni


“Hey, I remember you!” I said to one of my former students, a student I had what seems a lifetime ago. Because I do remember my students. Of course I do. Who could forget? I remember the way...
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Teaching through Transition Tricks


What is a transition, you might ask? A transition is a way to move a child or group of children from one task to another. The trick to a successful transition is what you make of it in the classroom....
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Talking to Children about Tragedy


These days, the world feels more unsafe than ever. While the events of Las Vegas inspired me to write this post, there have been so many incidents that also warrant this information. It is important...
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StoryBots- an awesome learning program for kids ages 3-8


Pull up any ‘StoryBots’ video on YouTube and a yellow StoryBot will show up and cheer at the video’s start. That is how I feel about StoryBots- like I could cheer! So what is a StoryBot? This...
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Prekindergarten Science Exploration


In our Pre-Kindergarten Happy Room, we engage our learners in weekly science experiments. We believe in a ‘hands-on, minds on’ approach. For this week’s science exploration, we observed worms....
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Ten ways families can foster creativity in the home


Creativity is often thought of as being exclusively useful to the arts. This is a fallacy, as creativity has given us innovations in science, mathematics, technology, engineering, and perhaps most...
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