Crane Country Day School Established 1928

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Focus On Learning Kids Voices about Crane

With the current school year in its final sprint and planning for 2021-2022 already underway, we checked in with students who are new to Crane this year to ask about their experience...

Outdoor Learning Space

Crane School’s 11-acre campus is most definitely a highlight for those who visit...

Recycling at Crane

The reality of modern life is that each of us creates waste in the wake of our consumption...

Public Speaking - Play and Presentation

Just yesterday, a student approached me, eyes wide and pooling with emotion...

Girls in Library Reading Together

Depending on your own experiences, the mention of family traditions may either warm...

Thomas Edison - I have not failed

As children, we often simplified our experiences of learning into two categories: success and failure...

TheresaGoreyExperientialJourney

n 2004, Elizabeth Del Negro and I took ten teens to Oaxaca for a service-based...

Unmasking Confidence

Over the course of my teaching career, I have seen fear develop in children...

Happiness - Part 1 and 2

“The purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make..."

"Tell me a story"

“Tell me a story” was a frequent phrase heard on many beloved car trips...

Getting It Right

If you’ve read news from nearly any source lately, chances are it contained stories...

An Upper School Pledge

One aspect of my job is dealing with student discipline. While it is certainly not the thing...

The Power of an Introvert

“Don’t underestimate me because I’m quiet. I know more than I say, think more than I speak..."

Spring Study Week

Spring Study Week is a learning experience unlike any other in Lower School...

Good Enough Parenting

Over the last few months, I’ve stepped into a new lens of an educator: I am now a doting mother...

Playing It Safe

Why have we deprived our children of opportunities to develop skills...

Stand Up!

In Upper School English, the seventh grade class has begun a unit...

Music is My Muse

I can’t remember when I began singing, but I remember harmonizing...

Looping

At the end of last school year, I was given the opportunity...