An Overseas Adventure: The Importance of Studying Abroad
"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams," said Oprah Winfrey, and she is absolutely right.
The Front Row: Montessori education might surprise you
"Some people understand Montessori education, some people haven't heard of it, and some people who have heard of it completely misunderstand it."
Fourth Annual Savor the Flavor to Benefit the Harrison High School Band
Would you like to sample delicious food from over twenty restaurants while supporting talented local teens? You can do just that on Saturday, March 15, at the fourth annual Savor the Flavor fundraiser which benefits the Harrison High School Band and the Harrison Music Program.
Program brings back old-school approach to literacy
Sandra Rose, co-founder of the Reading Reform Foundation, talks about the progress in an ESL kindergarten class at the Thomas A. Edison School in Port Chester, N.Y. Barbara Sommerfeld, left, of the Reading Reform Foundation, and teacher Mary Durney at the Thomas A. Edison School.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
New SAT will focus on Core, classwork
The newly designed SAT is intended to: A. align the test to the Common Core-driven high school curriculum; B. reduce the impact of private tutoring that gives affluent students an edge; C. streamline the SAT and make it similar to the rival ACT test; D. all of the above.
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Anthony Ocaa A
Dominican/Spanish composer and guitarist. Today he is one of the major exponents of contemporary guitar and also an innovator with the instrument.
The Harrison Daily Voice
Harrison Band Parents Association Hosts 'Savor The Flavor' Fund-raiser
The fourth annual fund-raiser to benefit the Harrison High School marching band and performing arts programs, runs from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, March 15, at Reid Castle on the campus of Manhattanville College in Purchase.
The Journal News
Common Core: Aspiring NY teachers face new certification hurdles
A new state-mandated exam that would-be teachers must pass to be certified is causing great anxiety for college education programs and students who fear they have not had enough time to prepare for the intense, video-based assessment.
How to Use Technology as an Educational Tool at Home
From the Abacus to the iPad: how technology helps children learn. Join Dr. Stephanie Bell, Head of The Prospect School at Wooster, at the Lewisboro Library on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00 pm, for an enlightening discussion about how to use the technology you already have as an educational tool which can be tailored according to your child's ... (more)