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Park Tudor Model UN

Welcome to the PT Model UN Blog!

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Welcome to the Park Tudor Model UN Blog! Twelve seniors, along with Upper School faculty members Peter Smith and Deborah Tompkins, are headed to The Hague, Netherlands tomorrow (Friday, January 20) to participate in The Hague International Model UN. Park Tudor is one of only nine schools in the U.S. regularly invited to participate in this five-day simulation of the…

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Middle School students

The Teenage Brain and Success in Adulthood

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By Shants Hart, Director of the Middle School Middle School is a challenging time for students, as they try to manage their academic load, sports schedules, fine arts commitments, activities outside of school, and life in general. Remarkably, our children are resilient. As we consider the needs of a middle-level learner, the October 2011 issue of National Geographic magazine has…

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Head of School Matthew Miller

On the Importance of Human Capital

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By Matthew Miller, Head of School A few weeks ago I spoke at Park Tudor’s annual Foundation Reception, which recognizes those who have made leadership gifts to the Annual Fund, those who have included the school in their estate plans, as well as past and present members of our Board and Trust. I wanted to share with you a brief…

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Investing in Great Teaching

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By Peter Kraft, Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” – John Cotton Dana, librarian and creator of the “open stack” system To me, the above quotation captures a fundamental truth: great educators–and great schools–must be passionately committed to self-improvement. But great teaching does not come easily. It is the product…

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Great Teaching in an Age of Change

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By Peter Kraft, Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs As I finish my first month at Park Tudor, I continue to be struck by the quality of our faculty, the dedication of our staff, and the kindness and intelligence of the students whom I have already met. Park Tudor is a remarkable place. One of the most admirable qualities…

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