Emily Miller's Blog

List of 8 news stories.

  • Helping Children Navigate Racial Injustice

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    Over the past several months our hearts have grown heavy as we have tried to make sense of our lives during this global pandemic and as we have witnessed unthinkable acts of racism and violence in our country.
  • Finding Light During Challenging Times

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    At a time when we are all metabolizing the decision to keep schools closed, and we are processing the daily dose of sad news and challenge, we are also heartened by stories of goodness, hope, and the love and great promise of the children around us.
  • Remote Learning: Honoring the Individual

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    Brimmer has a long tradition of recognizing and meeting the individual student. With parent feedback, we gain a better sense of global adjustments that are needed, as well as ones that are specific to a particular child.
  • The Messiness of Deep Learning - STEAM & Design in Brimmer’s Lower School

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    While foundational skills in literacy and numeracy are central components of Brimmer's Lower School curriculum, so too are habits of mind that encourage critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity, essential skills for 21st Century learners.
  • Inform + Performance = Informance

    Emily Miller
    The PK and Kindergarten Informance is a beautiful example of Brimmer’s thoughtfully designed curriculum and its commitment to a rich interdisciplinary education.
  • Encouraging Generosity and Building Empathy

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    The Lower School Food Drive (From December 9-20) is a meaningful opportunity to encourage generosity, build empathy, and develop responsible leadership around an issue that impacts people all around us.  
  • Technology as a Tool to Inspire Deeper Learning

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    Over the years, I have had many musings regarding the use of technology with children, including my own. A committed advocate of innovative education, I recognize its integral role in preparing students for life and work in the 21st Century.
  • Responsible Leadership & Student Voice for Young Children

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    Every time we encourage students to make responsible choices, and we give them a stage to exercise their young voices, we are helping them build important skills they will use throughout their lives.
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      Head of Lower School Emily Miller

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