Ask anyone in the Upper School and they'll vouch to Mrs. Emmert's big heart for students. In this "Notes from the Nest" blog entry, she shares the heart behind what Owls have accomplished (and are still accomplishing) as we navigate COVID-19 at Oakridge.
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New research published in Mind, Brain, and Education stresses what many moms have known for ages: child’s play is serious business that produces meaningful experiences and learning. The research centers on PlayWisely, which is now available in Tarrant County thanks to an exclusive partnership with Oakridge.
According to author Neil Gaiman, “The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity. And that means, at its simplest, finding books that they enjoy, giving them access to those books, and letting them read them.”
Summertime is filled with magic and wonder. It is a time purposefully built into the calendar to give students, families, and teachers the opportunity to come up for air and fill their energy tanks to begin again this fall. ECC Director Nicki Morgan offers some thoughts to Fort Worth Moms on how parents can keep their children busy at home during this time.
Every Monday, a group of Oakridge 5th graders, under the guidance of Claire Redding, Middle School English and Writing Specialist, make a difference in someone's life in our community. Read more on how you can join them.
Every Monday, a group of Oakridge 5th graders, under the guidance of Mrs. Claire Redding, Middle School English and Writing Specialist at The Oakridge School, make a difference in someone's life in our community. Here are some ways you can join in their efforts!
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