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When Children Love Coming to School

Encapsulation of the great year Queens Paideia School just had. Proof positive that best ideas and practices are out there, and it’s just a matter of choosing to implement them.

Impact of tech on children (and their parents)

Impact of tech on children (and their parents)

No parent social gathering is complete without someone raising the topic of their kids and digital technology, a conversation rife with anxiety-filled confessions of confusion and genuine helplessness. The conversations are also vague, because the wider discussion of...

Communication Skills: Fractured Fairy Tale News!

Communication Skills: Fractured Fairy Tale News!

As a way of practicing comprehension, writing, presentation, and other communication skills, one of Queens Paideia School's collaborative groups did a unit on Fractured Fairy Tales. If you don't know what those are, you should! Per Marilyn Kinsella, a fractured fairy...

Admissions Open House–March 10

Admissions Open House–March 10

Saturday March 10, 2018    /    10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. To attend, email us here.  QPS reaches for the most advanced resources and methods available and implements them to suit your child’s unique learning style and abilities.    6:1 student-to-teacher ratio Academic...

Puerto Rico Still Needs Help

Student-initiated, student-driven This week, QPS students donated $325 to Unidos Por Puerto Rico. This is money they raised from weekly bake sales, and it brings the total amount raised and donated by our students since November to $1125. Not bad for the little school...

Interdisciplinary Learning and Problem Solving

Interdisciplinary Learning and Problem Solving

It should be clear by now that at QPS, we don’t just pay lip service to “critical thinking.” We actively teach a defined set of thinking skills that students need in order to be good problem solvers and decision makers.  Ultimately, people with a can-solve attitude....

Technology in Education and Personalized Learning

Technology in Education and Personalized Learning

Ongoing series: How QPS regards & uses technology by Karyn Slutsky, Asst. Director, Queens Paideia The drumbeat to get students on to laptops, and online learning, is relentless in popular discussion. Queens Paideia School hears this drumbeat but proceeds with...

Queens Paideia presents its Education Reform system in Paris

Queens Paideia presents its Education Reform system in Paris

Dispatch by Francis Mechner about QPS Presentation in France Last spring, Frédérique Alexandre-Bailly, school Rector of the Dijon region of France, visited Queens Paideia. She reports directly to the French Minister of Education and is a formidable figure within the...