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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




Arts & Innovation Center - Carroll School Gatehouse
Amy Dempster

Floors are being swept, windows are being shined, various machines and making tools are finding their homes, art posters are being hung ... the final touches are meticulously being made to welcome students to our new Arts & Innovation Center next week. Get a sneak peek inside!

Inventive Story Building with 3rd, 4th & 5th Graders
Laurie Lingham, Library Media Specialist

The following story creations were the results of library workshops held for Multis Fun Day on March 15, 2019. In each of the four library workshops, students were guided through the story construction process and came up with characters, plot lines, and happy endings that fit with our theme of the day, “Build a Better World.”

Cognitive Training - Novel Approach to Helping Struggling Readers
Eric Falke, Rachel Foster, John D.E. Gabrieli

John D.E. Gabrieli (Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology) discusses how Targeted Cognitive Intervention is improving reading fluency in struggling readers.

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.

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