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Parker on News Channel 13 STEM13

Our friends at News13 came out for the culminating rocket launch of our middle school STEM week project. Check out their STEM13 video here! http://wnyt.com/stem/rocket-launch-robert-parker-school-wynantskill-rensselaer-county/4923148/?cat=12954

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Middle Schoolers Help Out, Off Campus

On Wednesday, April 18, Grade 8 students traveled to New York City with Jen Baker, Spanish teacher and Jen Nelson, art teacher. Students began their day at the National Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan to see the … Continue reading

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There is still time to register for our summer programs.

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Student-Led Conferences

Student-led conferences provide the opportunity for students to meaningfully reflect on their work.  Teachers are considered collaborators and coaches, and students are responsible for thinking about their strengths, areas of weakness, and making goals for the remainder of the school … Continue reading

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The Middle Ages and the Compliment Sandwich

Research is a huge component of learning here at Parker. Beginning even in K-1, students are introduced to the process of choosing a topic that interests them and digging deeper into it by exploring available resources. In 8th grade, our … Continue reading

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Beginning New Units of Study at Parker

Parker teachers put careful thought into their unit plans. Units tend to stretch over many weeks, building in complexity as they go. While teachers have a “road map” about way the work will unfold, student interest and engagement is a big … Continue reading

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Celebrating Peace- 2017 Peace Assembly

Parker Snapshot- Celebrating Peace Dear Parker community, As you read through to the end of this snapshot, you will see a few culminations of projects we’ve been working on this fall. The new projectors are in place! And our robotics … Continue reading

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There’s Always Time to Go Outside

Smiles near the pond in the snow. A little snow is enough to build a little snow person. In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins refers to having his second breakfast: a meal between breakfast and lunch, and one that, if missed, … Continue reading

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Parker Open House!

Critical thinkers, phenomenal teachers, positive peer culture. Come meet our master teachers, tour the school campus, and learn about our rich and responsive program. Parker School is located on a beautiful 77 acre campus, just 2.2 miles off exit 8 … Continue reading

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A 4-5 Project Expands Learning

One of the highest levels of learning is when we create to show our knowledge. Creating requires that we juggle at least two understandings at the same time: The concept that we are trying to illustrate through the creation and, at the same time, the format … Continue reading

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