D-E 360° AfterCare & Enrichment (ACE) hosted its first-ever Academic Chess Tournament in early December. This Saturday morning event was open to chess players in grades K–5 from D-E as well as all area public and private schools, and was presented in collaboration with NYChessKids. Dr. Sherronda Brown, D-E 360° Director, explains, “Chess tournaments give…
For the first time ever, D-E 360° Summer Connections (SC) had the opportunity to launch programs that leveraged the rich resources of the newly built Hajjar STEM Center. One such program was STEM Challenge. Featuring hands-on problem solving, logical reasoning, and teamwork, STEM Challenge brought nearly 70 SC campers in fifth through ninth grade together with teachers of computer science, art, and electronics to design original robotic creations that were “intended to execute a mission to collect scattered supplies on the surface of Mars.”
Between June and mid-August this year, D-E 360° Summer Connections (SC), an American Camp Association-accredited program, hosted more than 700 students from preschool through grade 12. Students from near (New Jersey and New York) and far (including China and Korea) came to the D-E campus for a “fun-tastic” summer experience.
Culturally immersive service learning in Thailand and a music performance trip to the United Kingdom were just two of the exciting programs offered by D-E International to Upper School students this summer, creating meaningful memories for all the participants and providing new opportunities to follow through on the School’s mission to “make it better.”
Launched in the Fall of 2015, D-E 360° is one of four divisions of Dwight-Englewood School, offering open-enrollment courses for enrichment, advancement, or for credit. Courses are designed to be multidisciplinary in nature, offering learning across a variety of disciplines for different age groups (including adults).
A Mindfulness Forum Enrichment Session sponsored by D-E 360° was held in early March. “Offering a special session for both students and parents on mindfulness is a great example of how we can follow through on our school mission of ’life-long learning’—by paying attention to a person’s complete mindset,” notes Dr. Sherronda Brown, program director…
Inspired in part by the exciting construction of the Hajjar STEM Center, the Young Visionaries architecture course this spring provided hands-on learning opportunities that involved students’ innovative and purposeful responses to real-world challenges and concepts in architecture and design.
D-E 360 ̊ was conceived to provide classes, workshops, and innovative avenues for learning beyond the school day for children, educators, and adult learners who may or may not already be a part of the D-E School community.
Launched in the fall of 2013, the Dwight-Englewood Learning and Teaching Annex (DELTA) is one of four divisions of Dwight-Englewood School offering open-enrollment courses for enrichment, advancement, or credit. Courses are designed to be multi-disciplinary in nature offering learning across a variety of disciplines for different age groups (including adults).