As you will recall, a few weeks ago Woodlynde Board Chair Maryann O'Conor introduced the Head of School Search Committee. I am pleased to serve as the head of this committee, and joining me on the committee are six committed, talented individuals who share a passion for Woodlynde and for ensuring we find the best next head of school.
Concentrating on difficult tasks like studying or doing homework can be a real pain. When I’m writing, I often drift into random thoughts and before I know it, I’m texting a friend, and I’ve forgotten to finish what I was writing.
The Great Reading Games, Learning Ally’s reading competition, is popular among teachers who are curious about using education gamification to unlock a child's full reading potential. Penny Moldofsky, Woodlynde's Director of The Literacy Institute states, “This competition has motivated more than 90 of my students to access books and to enjoy a positive, comfortable, and enlightening reading experience.”
Woodlynde School is a private, co-ed college prep day school located in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that serves intelligent, talented students with learning differences in Grades K - 12. Woodlynde provides a comprehensive, evidence-based Kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school program in a challenging yet nurturing environment for students with average to above average cognitive abilities (IQ) who have language-or math-based learning differences (such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia), Executive Function Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or Auditory Processing Disorder. Even for those students without a diagnosed learning disability (LD), Woodlynde offers expert and caring teachers in small classroom settings that support academic success. Woodlynde School also offers a post-graduate (PG) program in partnership with Rosemont College as well as a regional Summer Camp for students who learn differently.