Author Archives: Kate Lussen

It's Your Child's First Day at ISTP! Ten Tips for a Great Start to Preschool

The first day of school can be a challenging day for both you and your child. Below are a few tips to help your child get ready for the first day of school, and to help your family adjust to the routine of school at ISTP.

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The Essence of an “E” in Early Years and Elementary School

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What is Developmentally Appropriate?

This past month, ISTP hosted a training by the Gesell Institute (http://www.gesellinstitute.org). A large portion of the training focused on an overview of developmental ages and stages, which was a wonderful reminder and confirmation that ISTP...

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I believe in the ISTP bilingual journey...

ISTP offers daycare for faculty children in the week that teachers are back to work before school starts. I had planned to leave my daughter, who was in Nursery at ISTP last year, in her summer daycare until the day school started, but changed my...

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Singapore Math at ISTP

Reviewing the Math Programs:

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Kate's Blog: Following Social Emotional Learning in the Elementary School

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Kate's Blog: The perseverance of young journalists

Earlier this fall, a group of 5th graders approached Mrs. Brooks, in her role as Student Council Advisor, about starting a school newspaper.  Now, Mrs. Brooks and I have been down this road before, many a time.  We don’t have enough time with the...

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Kate's Blog: Homework?

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Kate's Blog: An SEL moment - to tell or not to tell

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Kate's Blog: Teachers Explore SEL and Design Thinking

Last Monday, the entire faculty participated in a day-long in-service focused on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and 21st century skills.  We reviewed research and theory, and then engaged in activities and active learning.  The day was...

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