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Inspiring Young Learners

First grade teacher, Michelle Fry, discovered her passion for teaching early in in life and has been inspiring young learners for nearly three decades.
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Celebrating Unsung Heroes

During Black History Month, Congressional students came together to celebrate many unsung heroes who made significant contributions to the fields of math, science, literature, music, and art.
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Meet Dr. Penni Ross

“Learning math helps develop problem-solving skills that can be widely applied in life. Math teaches reasoning, the ability to make sense of the world.” - Dr. Penni Ross
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Learning From 0 to 10

Learning in preschool centers on organized, play-based activities that provide context for what the students are learning. When they make a connection to what they learn, it becomes meaningful to them.
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Yes, I Can!

An Interview with Coach Laws, Director of Physical Education and Athletics: Physical education is an essential part of a well-rounded education. Beyond the obvious health benefits of exercise, physical education and participation on athletic teams offer students important life lessons that can help boost self-esteem and build can-do attitudes.
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Mathematics: A New Mindset

“Our curriculum is active, vibrant, and incorporates the best of modern thought,” says Andrea Weiss, Director of Innovation and Learning and Middle School Math teacher. “We live in a world of technology and technology is intrinsically mathematical, so it’s important that our students develop these skills.”

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The Power of Reading Aloud

Most parents understand the importance of reading to their children, but many parents might not realize the extent of the power that reading aloud brings to their child’s cognitive and literary development.
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Welcome to Little Colts Academy

Now in its third year, Little Colts Academy was established by Tavis Laws, Congressional’s Director of Athletics and Physical Education, as a way to introduce younger students to intramural sports.
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Chincoteague Bay Field Study

7th graders venture out on an inspiring ecological study of a wildlife refuge.
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