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LIFE AFTER LANDMARK

Submitted by Stephanie Johnston, parent of a former Landmark School student All parents worry, but parents of children who learn differently worry a lot more.  From the time our son started school we worried.  There were vague worries: why isn’t … Continue reading

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31 DAYS OF KINDNESS

Submitted by Brandi-Lin Ebersole, Landmark High School Faculty Photography and videography by Ebersole Photography School is a place we learn facts, methods, and grow our skills. When a teacher sits down to write a lesson she thinks, “how am I … Continue reading

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BRIDGING BRAIN RESEARCH AND DYSLEXIA AWARENESS

Submitted by Nadine Gaab, PhD., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston Children’s Hospital /Harvard Medical School, Principal Researcher at the Gaab Laboratory, member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and faculty adjunct at Brandeis University … Continue reading

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MAKING HANDPRINTS: A SUMMER IN BARANOVO

Submitted by Erin D’Agostino, former Landmark High School Science and Tutorial Teacher. Erin is currently working at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) at Albert Einstein Medical College. She plans to pursue an MD in Developmental Pediatrics. During my … Continue reading

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AN OASIS OF DIGNITY

Three Commencement Lessons Submitted by Donna Hicks, Ph.D., Author of Dignity and Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. Ms. Hicks delivered Landmark’s 2013 commencement address. It was pouring down rain on Friday June 7 — graduation day for the … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY SERVICE: A WIN, WIN, WIN

Since it’s election day, those behind Landmark360° thought that a blog post about community service and civic duty was relevant. Enjoy! Submitted by Reverend Bill Ferguson, Chaplain, Landmark School Somehow over the years, in the midst of the “ME” generation, this … Continue reading

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GROWING GIANTS

In case you missed it, giant pumpkins have been in the news. While we have been attending to our teaching and various daily obligations, monitoring presidential debates or developments in the Middle East, the world of giant pumpkin growing was … Continue reading

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CONFESSIONS OF A LANDMARK TEACHER

From the first time I wandered around Landmark’s high-school campus searching for Alexander (not a person but a building), to today, as I reflect on the infinite learning experiences for myself and those also in contact with the bold and … Continue reading

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SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING

This is an essay about – – – nothing. That’s not precisely true, but it’s about the moment after something ends and before the next begins, and what fills that moment of transition. I was talking with a new colleague … Continue reading

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NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF TRANSITION

When we first came to Landmark School our son was starting fifth grade. We were told by Karl Pulkkinen* that it’s never too early to start thinking about transition. Our son is now finishing seventh grade and, with just one … Continue reading

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