The outcome of learning

I hope you all enjoyed a relaxing and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family. During the break I read the following article about stress and anxiety among students in some elite Chicago suburban districts. My wife and most of her family graduated from the schools mentioned and many of our MJDS parents and alum Read More…

Student Led Conferences

As MJDS continues on a journey to define who owns the learning, Student Led Conferences (SLCs) have become a foundational element. This year we invited our 1st – 4th grade students to participate in addition to our 5th-8th graders and in the future, all students will lead their own conference. Why:¬†When students are empowered to Read More…