Welcome to the Headmaster's Blog where you'll find updates, thoughts, and events regarding Saint David's School, the education of boys, and other items of interest. This is by no means meant to be a complete account of all that happens at Saint David's. Please refer to the school's website for more complete details -- it's more a Headmaster's musings.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Mark Church of Harvard Project Zero Visits Saint David's For Faculty Study Session
During the session, faculty members presented a challenge they have encountered and received help from their peers sorting and thinking through the issue, using approaches such as asking clarifying questions, reflecting back and brainstorming possible solutions and next steps.
Our teachers have been working with Mark Church since August 2014, using what they've learned in the sessions to implement strategies that provide insights into boys' thinking--important to increasing understanding and identifying areas in need of clarification.
In this year of deliberate moral introspection, Saint David's continues to explore methods to formalize how we think and talk about thinking; to further a culture of deep, reflective thinking in our students and ourselves. For more on this effort, see my earlier blog entry: Thinking Made Visible.