Our Voices

Define Rigor

February 21, 2019

What is rigor: debates about the economy among 5th graders headed to recess;  DNA research conducted voluntarily (and not for extra credit) by molecular biology students; four 6th-grade novelists taking their work for feedback from an accomplished author. There is a thirst for excellence and a rigorous intellectual drive in… Read More

A Visit to the YURT

November 13, 2018

How does Wheeler’s Aerie Program find new opportunities to take our curriculum and make it soar?  Sometimes it just means looking in your own backyard as Aerie founder Mark Harris explains. I’d read about the “YURT” for quite some time, and knew it was an advanced computer lab… Read More