As Stevenson continues to strengthen its commitment to place-based learning, students enjoy rich opportunities for experiential learning in the surrounding area.
News and Events
On Monday, October 11 and Wednesday, October 13, Grade 9 students had the chance to experience learning beyond Stevenson’s campus. This early introduction to meaningful field work continues Stevenson’s commitment to inviting curiosity about the world beyond the traditional classroom, and to helping students develop critical learning skills.
This August, weeks before students returned to campus, 28 faculty members attended the School’s fifth annual Summer Faculty Symposium. The Symposium affords participants the opportunity to take a week-long deep dive into the critically reflective skills essential to authentic learner-centered teaching, build and practice true collegiality, and refine their pedagogy in keeping with the School’s core values.
Gerald W. Stratford graduated from Stevenson over half a century ago. Yet, the curiosity and love of learning piqued in him by his experiences at the School remain strong—and continue to inspire his passions and pursuits.
Upper Division Japanese teacher Shinobu Nagashima recently spent 3 days volunteering at the surfing site of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Shinobu was one of 70,000 volunteers at the games. While the experience was not exactly what she envisioned when she initially volunteered for the role, it was a once-in-a-lifetime, unforgettable adventure.