Gateway turns 50!
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Walking around Gateway School’s campus you can hear music and laughter pouring out of the Music room. You can catch strains of songs played on Gateway’s new Zimbabwean-style Marimbas.
What do cherries, blueberries, pumpkin pie, and chocolate all have in common? They all need pollinators! That's one of the reasons why Gateway School's 5th grade students planted a California native pollinator-friendly garden in Life Lab - Gateway's one-third acre outdoor science learning lab.
Rachel Sattinger, a 4th-grade teacher at Gateway School writes:
Representation matters, and so I am committed to using diverse literature in my classroom.
Alumnae Anicia and Deirdre started their lifelong friendship when they met in Kindergarten 32 years ago. They are still friends today and have been a part of each other's lives over the years.
As part of its 50th celebration, Gateway School hosted the virtual Talking Heads Roundtable discussion on January 14, 2021.
Consistency is a funny thing.
On the other hand, consistency is often and easily misunderstood to mean unyielding rigidity.
On one hand, consistency is key to excellence in performance.
Research shows that play is an integral part of learning. Gateway's culture explicitly values and teaches strategies for mental health and wellness.
For the past two years the news that has dominated the headlines may be difficult for children to process. I've listed a few resources that you might find helpful as conversations come up at home.
Do others see me the way I see myself?
What are the benefits and challenges of living in a diverse society?
What is prejudice?
“People eat different foods in different parts of the world. We might find it unusual that someone would eat a bat, and someone else might find it unusual that we would eat a cow,” said the teacher to the 4th grade students.
A moment. The Kindergarten students stood unevenly around the room, wearing one shoe. The other shoe had been sorted into one of three groups on the table. “How many sandals do we have?”, asked the teacher. “One” they cried out. “How many crocs do we have?” she asked. “Three,” they replied. “And how many sneakers
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