For the second time in the history of our ten-year partnership, we welcomed a delegation of 48 students and seven teachers from Beijing #2 Experimental Primary School (Er Xiao).
Walk in a Mark Day School classroom where students are busily learning and working, and at first glance, it might look like everyone is doing more or less the same thing. Focus in more deeply on the students' work, their conversations, and the expectations of their assignments or projects, and you will discover something much more complex designed to stretch and challenge each child.
What are you reading? It is one of my favorite questions, especially at a school where students almost always have a book under their arm, open in front of them, or somewhere nearby.
Mark Day School has partnered with San Francisco-based Tinkering School to bring its extraordinary day camp for students ages 6-14 to Marin this summer.
This week, Hour of Code is happening across the globe in more than 180 countries, reaching tens of millions of students, including the students here at Mark Day School.