Reading Recommendations

Check out these great books recommended by Park Tudor faculty and staff.

 

Exploring Education

Explore topics of an independent school education, such as great teaching, building character for life out of the classroom, and thoughtful integration of technology.

 

Tech Tips

Tips for parents, faculty and students for using Blackboard, My Backpack and other tech tools.

 

Model UN

Follow along as Park Tudor students participate in The International Model UN Conference in The Hague and other conferences across the U.S. each year.

 

The Safety Net

Find safety tips and resources, including school safety, driving tips and weather advisories.

Park Tudor Blogs are a glimpse into the culture of Park Tudor. We’re sharing some of the things we love – whether it’s trends in education, traveling the world, connecting with our Indianapolis community, or recommendations for a good book. Check out some of our blogs and come explore with us!

Exploring Education

Explore topics of an independent school education, such as great teaching, building character and integrating technology.

Connecting Classroom Campus and Community

Coming soon: See how we’re connecting our classrooms to the local and global communities.

Model UN

Follow along as Park Tudor students participate in The International Model UN Conference in The Hague and other conferences around the U.S.

Reading Recommendations

Check out these great books recommended by Park Tudor faculty and staff.

The Safety Net

Find safety tips and resources, including school safety, driving tips and weather advisories.

Tech Tips

Tips for parents, faculty and students for using Blackboard, My Backpack and other tech tools.

Recent Posts

Sue Taylor’s Books

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Sue Taylor – Science Teacher The Shack – WM. Paul Young Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – Lisa See Same Kind Of Different As Me – Ron Hall & Denver Moore East of Eden – John Steinbeck Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte One Thousand White Women – Jim Fergus I really didn’t love books until I moved to Indianapolis…

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New iBlock Classes Tailored to Students’ Interests

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As part of Park Tudor’s newly redesigned schedule being introduced next school year, students in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to take a variety of unique classes during weekly iBlock classes on Wednesday afternoons. In order to help shape iBlock course offerings, Park Tudor parents Vicky Bender and Lee Clifford recently conducted a focus group with Upper School students to…

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Tom Page’s Books

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Tom Page – Math Teacher Pacific Vortex – Clive Cussler Killing Floor – Lee Child Call of the Wild – Jack London White Fang – Jack London The Island of Dr. Moreau – H.G. Wells The Traveller’s Gift – Andy Andrews I became an avid reader about 20 years ago when my brother-in-law turned me on to an author named…

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Laura Nagle’s Books

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Laura Nagle – French & Spanish Teacher The House of Mirth – Edith Wharton The Good Thief – Hannah Tinti Quiet – Susan Cain Eiffel’s Tower – Jill Jonnes Through the Language Glass – Guy Deutscher I’ve selected two novels that I’m eager to re-read. The House of Mirth is my favorite book by my favorite author, Edith Wharton. Its…

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Distinguished Alumna visits gender studies class

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By Dr. Sven Dubie, Interim Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Social Studies Department Chair On Friday, April 29, in conjunction with Alumni Weekend activities, Distinguished Alumna Susan Plimpton ’61, and her son Nick, sat in on several Upper School classes at Park Tudor. One of these was my Gender Studies class, a semester-long elective created two years ago to…

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Freddie Kelvin’s Books

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Freddie Kelvin – Photography Teacher My Promised Land by Ari Shavit Balkan Ghosts by Robert Kaplan Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad After Hannibal by Barry Unsworth Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen The Question of God by Armand Nicholi Letters from a Nut by Ted Nancy The Trial by Franz Kafka Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn Within the Frame by David DuChemin By nature, I am somewhat of a…

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