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Distance Learning – What are Banner Students in the Primary School Doing?

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It has been now several weeks since COVID-19 impacted all of Maryland’s schools, including The Banner School, and while the students and teachers are all adapting to the challenges of distance learning, the mission of The Banner School still remains the same: to provide an academically challenging curriculum in a secure environment, to motivate…

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Hands-on Learning Projects Increase Student Engagement at Banner

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin   Educational research shows that children of all ages learn best by doing. While hands-on learning has always been a part of the curriculum for subjects such as Art, Science, and Music,…

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Banner students celebrate International Dot Day with S.T.E.A.M.

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This past week Banner students were full S.T.E.A.M. ahead in science class as they celebrated International Dot Day. On September 15, students around the globe participate in International Dot Day to celebrate creativity, courage, and collaboration in honor of Peter H Reynolds‘ classic book, The Dot, a fable about the…

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