Category: Hands-On Learning

Categories
Full Circle Learning in Action: Building a “Thinking Place”

Full Circle Learning in Action: Building a “Thinking Place”

When a Clonlara School Off-Campus Program parent followed her 12-year-old son’s interests, she almost ended up with a giant caboose in her backyard! Thankfully, constructing a private “thinking place”— no matter what its design—was the inspiration behind her son William’s project, and he was willing…

Letta and Leo: Taking On Ocean Plastic

By Clonlara School When Clonlara off-campus students Letta and Leo moved to a remote Hawaiian island, they had no idea that they were about to discover a passion project to which they would devote the next year and a half. The siblings’ unique location and…

Volunteer Service @ Clonlara School

By Clonlara School In a recent interview with KHFM Classical Public Radio, world-famous violinist and Clonlara graduate Rachel Barton Pine (Class of 1991) shared how Clonlara’s volunteer service requirement inspired her to think about using her violin to “serve others beyond the stage.” Today, her…
A Science Lesson to Remember

A Science Lesson to Remember

By Gabi Kunoff, Campus Student (Olders, Grades 9–12) As a student who went through traditional schooling for the majority of my life, having the ability to experience Clonlara School’s hands-on learning style has opened my eyes to the many ways children of all ages can…