Green Acres roots run deep for today's co-hosts—and so does their shared passion for monarch butterflies. In this episode, Ellen Prentiss Campbell '65, Nan Shapiro, and Addie '23 trace Green Acres' monarch butterfly program from its origins in the early 1970s through the present day and share how this project has fostered among Green Acres students—past, present, and certainly future—a legacy of environmental stewardship, appreciation of the life cycle, and love of the natural world.
In this episode, Michael—our 5th, 6th, and 7th grade social studies teacher—and three 6th grade students look back on the six weeks they spent engaged in their Black History Museum projects.
Hear more about the important legacy of Henrietta Lacks, Bass Reeves, and Jean-Michel Basquiat; our students' experiences researching these historical figures; and how Michael challenges and inspires those he teaches by tailoring each research topic to each student's background, interests, and passions.
In this pilot episode, Middle School Head Peter is in conversation with a current 8th grader, alumnus, and two language arts teachers. At once reflective and forward-looking, this group engages in a wonderful discussion that ultimately unveils the secret to influential teaching: building strong relationships.