Teaching and Learning

  • New faculty and staff at The Lexington School

    Welcome, New Faculty and Staff!

    Please give a warm TLS welcome to our new faculty and staff: Alana Stuart, Jo-Ellen Fishback, Lois Babb, Jennifer Jones, David Farmwald, Kylie Russ, Jacob Chen, Morgan Keeler, Sam Bowman, […]

  • Learn to read and read to learn at The Lexington School

    Read to Learn: The Three C’s, Part II

    Winter Break at The Lexington School just happened. Some families took a vacation while others maintained a regular routine with a little bit of rest. Regardless of how they spent […]

  • First-grade Pet Adoption Reading Inspiration

    Inspiring Reading with the Three C’s: Community, Competition, and Culmination

    When was the last time you picked up a book to read for pleasure? An actual hand-held book with paper pages? These days there are plenty of distractions that keep […]

  • The Power of Moments Podcast by The Lexington School and Una MacCarthy

    Una’s October Podcast: The Power of Moments

    What do you remember most about a recent family trip? According to Dan and Chip Heath in their book The Power of Moments, you remember a PEAK and an END and […]

  • The Lexington School art recycling furniture boxes

    Epic Transformation Underway [Vlog]

    By now, many have experienced some aspect of our ONE School project whether it’s a walk down the hallway of the new Academic Center or a visit to the Dining […]

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    All in ONE Lexington School Library

    When was the last time you took a trip to the card catalog? According to a 2015 Smithsonian Magazine article, it has been a while and it is officially over. […]

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    Southwest Experience 2019

    DAY EIGHT COMPLETE Pack and Play   There are so many teaching moments on this trip, but one of our favorites is that everywhere you go you can pretty much […]

  • Building Better Biographies and a Bunch of Life Skills Too at The Learning Center at The Lexington School

    Building Better Biographies and A Bunch of Life Skills Too [Video & Photos]

    Remember your first research paper? Hours and hours in the library, toiling over card catalogs and microfiche, scavenging the racks for sources to support your thesis, notecard after notecard written […]

  • STEM at The Lexington School 5th grade science circuitry

    Building the Future One STEM at a Time

    Building creativity, building curiosity, building confidence in STEM...this is not new to The Lexington School. Rather, STEM education has been here all along, and it happens in preschool through 8th grade every single day in classes and throughout the school in ways you might not expect.

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    Building Meaning and Purpose in Math

    Proving meaning and purpose in math for all students is the goal. Teaching strong foundational math skills while engaging students in a creative understanding of how those skills translate into real world math is the practice. Building a lifelong love of learning is the reality. That's just how fourth grade does it.