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Education

From traditional schools to progressive programs, Chronogram’s coverage of educational opportunities in the Hudson Valley is wide reaching. Feature articles address controversial issues, like technology and meditation in the classroom, as well as interviews with educators and students. Nontraditional educational opportunities in the Hudson Valley, like Waldorf and Montessori schools, are profiled so that parents can make a more informed decision about where their child goes to school.

 

Drills, Skills, and Thrills at NYMA Summer Leadership Camp

At the NYMA Summer Leadership Program, kids spend two lively weeks learning leadership, STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art, and math) and outdoor survival skills in a supportive, structured setting that teaches accountability and teamwork.

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Peace. Love. Arts. You.

Bethel Woods' Summer Programs for Kids & Teens
Bethel Woods has a mission to inspire and educate.

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Poughkeepsie Day Students Head to Sprout Creek Farm for Experiential Learning

Poughkeepsie Day School has a more than 70-year legacy of getting students out into the world to learn from the local industry and engage with the community. These days, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten regularly visit nearby Sprout Creek Farm as part of class programming.

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Homestead School: A Montessori Mecca in Sullivan County

Homestead School, a Montessori school in Glen Spey for kids aged 3-14, celebrates its 40 anniversary. Based on an 85-acre working farm, the school offers students unstructured time, life skills, and hands-on tasks, merged with a curriculum rich in arts, literature, science, and planetary citizenship.

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Middle Way School: Next-Level Education Infused with Ancient Wisdom and Compassion

This New Ulster County Elementary Infuses Early Education with Buddhist Wisdom
The nonprofit Middle Way Education was founded in 2017 with the goal of expanding access to these teachings and creating pathways for traditional Buddhist wisdom and knowledge to enhance modern education for the benefit of current and future generations. The flagship school, in Saugerties, NY, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year for students ages 4-8.

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Microcredentials: Bite-Sized Learning for Job-Readiness at SUNY Ulster

At SUNY Ulster, educators track the latest industry trends and interface with local business leaders to find out what they need, then develop classes teach you marketable skills. Their AdultEDge program offers a variety of courses to train professionals at every level for that next job, promotion, or raise.

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Wild Earth’s Upcoming Nature Programs for Adults

A look at Wild Earth's upcoming nature-based programming for adults.

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Student-Led Learning at Montgomery Montessori

At PreK-8 school Montgomery Montessori, the four pillars of Montessori education—academic excellence, universal values, global understanding, and service—are brought to vivid life every day. Their approach provides a safe environment for hands-on and child-led learning.

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A Curriculum for the Future at the Center for Digital Arts

From GenEd to 3D Printing and Animation WCC's Peekskill Extension Center Has it All
Westchester Community College's Peekskill Extension Center offers a wide array of credit, general education courses as well a Center for Digital Arts, specializing in digital design and film production.

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Poughkeepsie Day School: Living Its Mission

Poughkeepsie Day School, a pre-K-12 private school, offers a progressive education that liberates the mind and ignites passion and purpose, in order to provide the world with the agile, resourceful, self-directed, community-oriented citizens it most needs.

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2019 Summer Camps in the Hudson Valley

A guide to 2019 summer camps in the Hudson Valley.

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Marist Health Quest School of Medicine

A Local College & Cutting Edge Hospital Team Up to Build a Medical School for the Hudson Valley
To address the growing shortage of doctors, Marist College and Health Quest are partnering to build a new medical school for the Hudson Valley by 2022.

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Introduction to Tai Chi Series @ Roost Studios & Art Gallery

Introduction to Tai Chi Series

Third and Fourth Wednesday of every month, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Last Wednesday of every month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Second Wednesday of every month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 14 — Introduction to Tai Chi Series includes "Introductory Movements of Tai Chi", "Fundamentals...
Tai Chi Beginners Solo Form @ Roost Studios & Art Gallery

Tai Chi Beginners Solo Form

Third and Fourth Wednesday of every month, 5-6 p.m., Last Wednesday of every month, 5-6 p.m. and Second Wednesday of every month, 5-6 p.m. Continues through Aug. 14 — This ancient and gentle martial art form can be practiced in a...

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