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Students Place at Elk's Essay Four of Gooden’s students won prizes in the Elk's Americanism Essay Contest! Congratulations to our Middle School students! Two student...
Gooden students Win MLK Essay Splendid writing comes from a willingness to choose words carefully, to be intentional with them, and to be patient as an editor. Gooden is known for ...

Modeling Behavior: How Students Learn

March 16 2020

As an Englishman living in California, it can sometimes feel difficult being so far away from friends and family back home. One thing I love, however, is the eight-hour time difference, which means I wake up each morning to a string of WhatsApp messages from people in the UK already at the end of their day. As I brush my teeth and eat my breakfast, I watch videos sent to me about my nephew. I see him stomping in muddy puddles in the park, constructing towers out of popsicle sticks, and snuggling up with his grandad for story time. I am continually astonished by the new things he learns each [...]

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