From the Director

Junior Kindergarten: Learning About Pottery

March 13, 2017

A big thank you to Sasha Ruiz, our Junior Kindergartener Faye’s grandmother, for coming in to teach our Junior Kindergarten class about pottery. A potter herself, Sasha brought clay and pottery […]

Reflections On The Importance of Being Little

March 3, 2017

“Curious and creative learners are active learners.” – Erika Christakis As I roll into my second month at TBS, I continue to find myself wandering into meaningful and impactful learning […]

My First Week At Tobin

January 25, 2017

An inside look by our new Program Director, Alexandra Maider I cannot imagine a more welcoming, friendly, and warm school than Tobin Beaudet! In the past I have worked with […]

Talking About Diversity

December 6, 2016

Top Five Takeaways from the Needham Diversity Summit The 2016 election season laid bare many aspects of American society that have concrete ramifications for our lives as educators, parents, students […]

How We Approach Social Emotional Learning

November 8, 2016

At the start of each new school year, we ask parents to complete a “Hopes and Dreams” sheet for their child. Teachers take note of your input and revisit these […]

Math Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

August 24, 2016

What Math Class Used to Be Like Do you remember quietly sitting in math class watching your teacher write problems on the board and copying them into your notebook? Many […]

Top 3 Takeaways from a Leadership Conference

May 24, 2016

We talk about professional development for teachers and administrators – but what does that look like? After my recent return from the 2016 Leadership Connections National Conference in Chicago, I […]

The Magic of Afterschool Learning

April 27, 2016

Guest Blogger: Suzanne Norton, Outgoing Program Leader at School Street When I began my time here at Tobin Afterschool (as it was called back then), I was an Afterschool Group […]

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