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Carroll Connection 2019-2020 - The Journey
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Carroll Connection 2019-2020

Carroll’s vibrant community collaboratively pens the school’s journey story. Each student, alumnus, parent, and teacher brings a unique perspective to this shared journey and the mile markers along the way. In this edition of Carroll Connection, we hear from our community about their journey before, during, and after Carroll School.

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Steve Wilkins, Head of School Blog




Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Timeline at Carroll School
Carroll Connection, 2019-2020

At Carroll School, we value, appreciate, and celebrate difference and strive to create a community that is safe and reflective of the rich and robust diversity of our 21st century world. In 2016, we committed to this by taking strategic action towards a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative. Here are some early mile markers of our DEI journey.

The Targeted Cognitive Intervention Journey
Carroll Connection, 2019-2020

Through its Targeted Cognitive Intervention (TCI) program, Carroll is building students’ cognitive capacities and harnessing data to dramatically improve student outcomes. TCI is a valuable ingredient in a comprehensive program dedicated to closing academic gaps in children with language-based learning difficulties. Here are some of the important mile markers along this journey of innovation and outcomes

The Teacher/Tutor Journey
Carroll Connection, 2019-2020

Carroll’s vibrant community collaboratively pens the school’s journey story. Each student, alumnus, parent, and teacher brings a unique perspective to this shared journey and the mile markers along the way. Read The Teacher/Tutor Journey.

The Parent Journey
Carroll Connection, 2019-2020

Carroll’s vibrant community collaboratively pens the school’s journey story. Each student, alumnus, parent, and teacher brings a unique perspective to this shared journey and the mile markers along the way. Read The Parent Journey.

The Alumni Journey
Carroll Connection, 2019-2020

Carroll’s vibrant community collaboratively pens the school’s journey story. Each student, alumnus, parent, and teacher brings a unique perspective to this shared journey and the mile markers along the way. Read The Alumni Journey.

The Student Journey
Carroll Connection, 2019-2020

Carroll’s vibrant community collaboratively pens the school’s journey story. Each student, alumnus, parent, and teacher brings a unique perspective to this shared journey and the mile markers along the way. Read The Student Journey.

The Journey - Carroll Connection
Steve Wilkins, Head of School

Carroll students share virtually the same journey but describe their unique experiences at each mile marker along the road. Each student has unique DNA and a unique learning profile, and Carroll responds to an individual’s differences by hand-crafting their daily schedule of classes and instruction. Yet, their stories are so similar.

Maple Syrup Jars Outside Yurt
Scott Fairley, Bounders Teacher

A long-held tradition at Carroll School is our annual maple sugaring, an integral part of our early spring Bounders outdoor education program. Let's take a photo & video journey through the process.

Arts & Innovation Center: Building for the Future
Amy Dempster

If you’ve been on Carroll’s Lincoln campus recently, you may have noticed construction crews working at the Gatehouse. Big things are happening inside. We’re thrilled to announce the transformation of the Gatehouse into an arts and innovation center.

Tips for Helping Kids with Executive Functioning Challenges
Amy Dempster

We recently hosted an executive function panel for Carroll parents. We think a lot about executive function strategies and how to approach each student’s unique capacity in this area, whether it’s amplifying strengths or remediating weaknesses ... at school. What we realized at this workshop was how many parents are also craving strategies and tools they can use to support their children at home. In the first of an Executive Function blog series, we tackle some basic information and a few approaches parents can use at home.

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