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Students: Giving Yourself the Gift of a Broad Education

As an educator with several years of experience working with a wide array of students in various educational contexts, I am concerned about the specialization trend that is taking place in schools at increasingly lower grade levels. While it is important that students identify their intellectual interests, they may miss opportunities to discover unexpected interests and to develop fully as a thinker. As a greater percentage of high school graduates begin to pursue college education, competition for professional employment increases.

Beekman: Teaching to the Individual

Our national school system, public and private alike, is designed for keeping a group of students as homogeneous as possible.  Even with all of the claims of “teaching to the individual” that a traditional school makes, there has to be a level of keeping everyone in the class at the same pace, leaving some students behind and holding others back.  How, then, can you truly teach to the individual?

New York High School Partners With SundanceTV’s “Dream School” For A Series That Mentors Local Teenagers To Graduate

The Beekman School collaborated with “Dream School: NYC” to customize the learning experience for each student

New York – September 9, 2014 — The Beekman School is excited to announce today its collaboration with SundanceTV for the second season of the series “Dream School: NYC” which airs on October 1, 2014 at 10pm ET/PT. 

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