The Blizzard Blog
Blog posts and writings but faculty, staff and students. Check back regularly for new posts.
By Ms. Glassman Coding Specialist When it comes to preparing your children for the future, there are few better ways to do so than to help them learn to code! Coding helps students develop academic skills, builds qualities like perseverance and organization, and gain valuable 21st-century skills. Coding Improves Academic Performance Math: Coding helps students […]Read More →
Meet Phoebe, Joey, and Rachel. Siblings Monica, Chandler, and Ross were back at their foster home but thanks to the SPCA of the Triad, the 2nd-grade class was able to have a few furry visitors. Ms. Amos’ 2nd-grade class is studying domesticated animals as their social justice theme and SPCA volunteers came to the class […]Read More →
PS 1/2 (Ms. Maddie & Ms. Menbi, Ms. Heather & Ms. Jessica) The toddlers have been learning about apples, honey, and Shofars to prepare for Rosh Hashanah. This week we are focusing on honey and the bees that make it. We have incorporated the parts of Rosh Hashanah into our fine motor, gross motor, and […]Read More →
Upper school students visited AstroCamp this week in Clover, Va. AstroCamp is a unique STEM-based outdoor science program. The children spent 2 nights and 3 days at the camp which specializes in astronomy and physical science. Where better to learn about the universe than under a clear night sky! Classes included lights and lasers, rocketry, electricity […]Read More →
At B’nai Shalom we meet the kids where they are, in order to get them to where we want them to be. This summer Carolyn Hawks, Lower & Upper School Division Head, and I attended a conference at the IDEA High School in Tenafly, NJ. While the emphasis of the conference was on Project Based […]Read More →