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2014-2015 School Tours/Open Houses

by Kristi Cameron on May 16th, 2014

At The Nest, we periodically have Open Houses for prospective families. These are an opportunity for prospective families to visit the school, learn more about our approach to early childhood education, and ask those burning questions about who we are and what we do! For the 2014-2015 school year, The Nest Open House dates are: […]

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Anticipating “The Wonder of Learning”: Creating Strategies for Teachers to Encounter the Exhibit

by Kristi Cameron on April 25th, 2014

“What is unique about human learning is its dedication to possibility. When we human beings learn, the act of learning carries us beyond what we have encountered and propels us into the realm of the possible. The human learning process is not simply about acquiring knowledge about what we have encountered: it is dedicated to […]

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Nest Fest was a Huge Success Because of YOU!

by Teresa Cole on November 21st, 2013

As a not-for-profit organization, The Nest Nursery School plans fundraising events to offset expenses and build an  exceptional educational progam.  On Saturday night, November 16 the school held its 2nd annual benefit concert and auction.  The Nest Fest was a wonderful success thanks to our whole school community, our friends and family that came out […]

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The Value of Educators’ Relationships with One Another

by Mandy Palmer on October 1st, 2013

School is a place of great social potential – a place where children learn how to be with other people, how to communicate, and how to be themselves in relation to others. For very young children, this kind of learning comes naturally. From birth and throughout the period of early childhood, children are eager to […]

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The Fig Tree – A Graduation Story

by Teresa Cole on August 13th, 2013

When I was a child, my grandmother had a huge fig tree.  It was very tall and wide.  It had branches that formed a little copse that my cousin and I could crawl into and hide.  Underneath the fig tree it was always cool and shady.  The roots were big and smooth and the earth […]

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Opening Our School to Our Colleagues: The Nest’s First Educator Exchange Day

by Kristi Cameron on March 5th, 2013

“The discussions gave me so much to think about. It is sometimes just great to have a time to stop and really think and talk about what we are all doing.” — from the written reflections of an Educator Exchange Day participant “You have a beautiful and enticing environment  It was great to hear how The […]

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What is an Educator Exchange Day?

by Mandy Palmer on February 22nd, 2013

Project Infinity Mission Statement:We seek to build strong and lasting relationships of professional exchange between small groups of unrelated schools by uniting in ongoing study of the philosophies and experiences of Reggio Emilia. As you all know by now The Nest has had the privilege of being a part of Project Infinity since we opened […]

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