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How Rhoades meets the needs of high ability math students

There are five cognitive processes that students must engage in order to understand mathematical concepts:  problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections and representations. Students who are cognitively advanced in mathematics tend to quickly grasp new material and often understand concepts without direct instruction, due to an intuitive awareness of…
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A return on investment analysis of the effectiveness of football and music as educational tools

Read this interesting article from Education Week where John Gerdy articulates the pluses of music as an educational tool for the 21st century.  John Gerdy is an athlete and musician. More information on Gerdy can be found here. Football or Music? What’s the best K-12 Investment?

Bright Students excel at The Rhoades School

See this interesting article in the Wall Street Journal.  Thirty- six years ago Charlotte Rhoades Glinski founded The Rhoades School as a place where gifted students meet their full potential. A great problem in U.S. education is that gifted students are rarely pushed to achieve their full potential.

Rhoades School graduates in the news.

Erica Barrett, Class of 2013, just completed a Multivariable Calculus course at UCSD. Despite being a just a high school sophomore, Erica was well prepared for the rigors of this challenging, advanced level mathematics class and earned high praise from her university professor who stated she was one of the…
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Rhoades Receives Highest Level of Accreditation

The Rhoades School received the highest level of accreditation status from Western Association of Schools and Colleges during our 2015 accreditation process.  During our accreditation visit, a team from WASC visited all classrooms, spoke with teachers, students, parents and administration and reviewed school program data.  Please see highlights from the…
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8 Simple Steps to Strengthen Family Connections Every Day

Thanks to The Rhoades School Foundation, renowned author, Dr. Catherine Steiner Adair spoke to Rhoades School parents, faculty and middle school students about the ways in which technology is putting our children at risk at every stage of development, while challenging what it means to be a family.   Dr. Steiner…
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Rhoades School Charity Bake Sale

Gratitude is one of the trickiest concepts to teach but one of the most important. By learning gratitude, children become sensitive to the feelings of others, developing empathy and other life skills along the way. Throughout this academic year, we will continue providing opportunities for our children to develop a…
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Mr. Rich visit to 4th Grade

Mr. Sean Rich (parent of Riley – Rhoades alumni and Griffin – 6th)  is owner of Tortuga Trading Inc. – specializing in antique arms and armour from around the world, concentrating on the 16th thru 19th century. He came to The Rhoades School Friday afternoon to share authentic artifacts with…
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Rhoades Student latest poem to be published

Alexandra Orczyk (Rhoades School Class of 2017) recently received a congratulatory letter from the Editor of Stone Soup Magazine (www.stonesoup.com) on the acceptance of her poem, My Rope Swing, for publication in their March 2015 issue. Stone Soup Magazine, known as the “The New Yorker of the 8-to-13 set,” is the premier publisher of creative…
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