Social Media for Elementary Students? Well… Sort of, but not really.

Authored by Rachel Scott I am sure you are thinking, “No way! No how!” but just hear me out. I am not talking about real social media such as instagram, facebook, snapchat, etc. (I truly am not that crazy.), but a safe, secure environment for students to share ideas and work, collaborate with their peers,Continue reading “Social Media for Elementary Students? Well… Sort of, but not really.”

4th Graders Share St. Andrew’s with Students in Perú

Authored by Rachel Scott 4th graders in Señora Buford’s Spanish class have spent the last several weeks focusing on creating content to share all about St. Andrew’s Lower School with students in Perú. Maya Buford, the Lower School Spanish teacher, began communicating in the fall with teachers from Lord Byron School in Arequipa, Perú. TheContinue reading “4th Graders Share St. Andrew’s with Students in Perú”

If You Ask a Teacher Out to Mexican

Authored by Rachel Scott Let me set the stage: A few years back, in the pre-pandemic world of education, I was a classroom teacher in a Mississippi Title 1 public school and a mom of four. I was never able to leave school until early evening and was mentally and physically exhausted by the endContinue reading “If You Ask a Teacher Out to Mexican”

Tis the season at the lower school… to CELEBRATE!

There are so many reasons to celebrate this time of year. The holidays, of course, but in our school world we are celebrating the end of the 1st semester and all of the accomplishments, big and small, of our teachers and students. Join me as we take a short visual journey through recent pictures ofContinue reading “Tis the season at the lower school… to CELEBRATE!”