Videos

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Social Justice & Civic Engagement

Park Day School’s approach to Progressive Education prepares students for active participation in a democratic society, in the context of a child-centered environment, and with an enduring commitment to social justice.

Study Skills & Critical Thinking

Park Day builds student skills to teach young people how to take risks, think critically, be flexible, and thrive in life and subsequent schooling.

Day in the life of Kindergarten

Kindergartners share all about their daily routine and experiences at school.

Mathmatical Problem Solving

How is math taught at Park Day School? What are the enduring understandings graduates will take away from their education?

Service Learning

Every grade participates in service learning programs that connect students to the world beyond our campus. With long standing relationships with local organizations, Park Day students are able to create real and lasting change through ever deepening partnerships.

Homework

Homework varies grade by grade and is intended to reinforce and support learning that takes place in the classroom. In addition to regular homework packets, every student reads 20 minutes a night in the lower grades and 30 minutes a night in the upper grades. 

6th Grade & Statistics

Statistics is an integral part of 6th grade mathematical learning. Responding to student inquiry, our statistics unit used real data to analyze what is happening in our society.

Testing the Boundaries of Science

The hot zone– testing the spread of disease, experimenting with electromagnetism, and brain dissections! Hear from current Middle School students about the science program.

Virtual Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour of Park Day School’s 4-acre garden campus.

Transition to High School

Three Park Day alumni (one current high school student, one current college student, and one college graduate) speak about their experience transitioning from Park Day to High School.

Life at Park Day

8th graders wrote the narration for this video, and helped parent volunteers with production.

Encouraging Curiosity & Engagement

Park Day students are taught to be curious, and how to collaborate, communicate, while pursuing individual interests and passions.

Organizational Skills

How do students learn to stay organized in school?

1st Grade - summarizing the week

First graders share what they learned in class during the week, including learning to tell time, Kokooma math games, art, 4th grade buddy reading and more.

Middle School Takeover: Tour of Campus

As part of the middle school elective, photo and video journalism, middle schoolers each week “takeover” the Park Day School social media. This week they decided to give a tour of their favorite spots on campus.

After School Enrichment: Ukelele

Taught by Middle School Music Teacher, Miguel! Students choose from beginning and advanced Ukelele classes on Tuesdays after school. 4-6 students per class.

 

Video production by Sage and Josh Kahn.