What if you could build a better world? Where would you begin? by Matt Hollenback In Inly’s after-school LEGO Robotics program, it begins with brainstorming
Montessori Inspired Holiday Gift Guide
An Inly Parent’s Perspective by Rachel Rich The winter months bring holidays, celebration, family time, and a season of gift giving. Gifting when done with purpose and
Inly Parents Group: Bridging School and Home
An Inly Parent’s Perspective by Rachel Rich “At Inly, the teachers and parents work collaboratively to foster the development of the child and build a bridge between
Preschool Montessori Materials 101: “Brown Stair” Spotlight
The Brown Stair COMPONENTS:• 10 wooden prisms• Length: 20 cm• Width: 1 cm to 10 cm square(All the same length but graduated height and width)
Understanding Gender & Sexuality Diversity: Truly Parenting the Whole Child
by Shelley Sommer Conversations around sexuality and gender have always been complex, but they feel especially challenging in the current cultural environment. With so many
Back to School: Getting a Routine Going
An Inly Parent’s Perspective by Rachel Rich We are back! The school year has officially kicked off and we are all working hard at getting back into
Outdoor Classroom: Tending School Gardens Through Changing Seasons
Summer & fall crops (and creatures) welcome us back! by Ellyn Einhorn “The corn is as high as an elephant’s eye / And it looks
Visual Art Classes: Upper Elementary Examines the Elements of Art
Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Grade Classes Shine a Spotlight on Shape Shape is a natural component in the study of art. It is one of
All Music is Math
How are math and music related? Elementary and Middle School students uncover the connection I recently came across this quote from Eddie Van Halen: “Obviously
What Makes the Inly Kindergarten Year Unique?
The moment you walk into an afternoon Kindergarten class you sense the magic. After a busy morning of individualized learning and discovery in their mixed-age
Affording a Private School Education
An education at an independent school is an investment in a child’s future. Deciding on the right school environment is one of the most important
Sunny Skies Ahead
As three-year-old Tucker Antico (2011 Inly graduate and current Penn State senior), craned his neck to see the weather beacon atop the Old John Hancock
Why Choose a Private School?
5 Benefits of Private vs. Public School Every parent has a different answer and it’s hard to generalize. But in talking to prospective, current and
Enjoying Winter In the Outdoor Classroom — And All Around!
“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit and resign yourself to the influence of each.” Henry
The Joy of Teaching Spanish to Toddlers
Every day that I work with my Toddler House students is special. These one- and two-year-olds bring so much joy and fun to my job.