Block Room

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Brown School’s Block Building Curriculum is an important part of a student’s day. When children build together they problem-solve and form community in meaningful and satisfying ways. Block building is important to young children’s cognitive, physical, and social-emotional development. Playing and creating with blocks offers children an opportunity to concretely represent and construct the world as they experience it. Experimenting with unit blocks leads children to think in abstract and symbolic ways, and to collaborate and actively experience what it means to feel a part of a block-building ensemble. Our teachers use established techniques for setting up and maximizing a special block-building area, a dedicated Block Room with an eye towards integrating teaching and learning across such domains as social studies, literacy, mathematics, and science.

About Brown School

The Brown School community is strong and supportive, and we believe that our students deserve not only an academic education but also a place to enjoy traditions and experiences that they cherish for years to come. Our faculty and administration are committed to mindfully educating each individual student in a nurturing and collaborative environment.

Our School Day

Our school song states that “Brown School is joy, friendship, and laughter. Memories dear, now and long after. Working each day, growing together. Brown School is learning and love.” Even though we have modernized our teaching and offerings, these words hold true even decades after they were written.

Beyond the School Day

Brown School students of all ages have a plethora of options available after the school day is over. Whether it is partaking in the after school or Plus programs that offer a purposeful place for students while parents are working, exploring new interests or established hobbies, or getting together beyond the walls of our school, our Brown School community is strong.

Prospective Parents

We know that you are looking for just the right spot for your child, and we want to partner with you in that process. It is hard to get a sense of the community and daily routines of Brown School online, and we encourage you to schedule a visit or join us at one of our Open Houses.

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Current Families

There are so many things happening in our school community each day, and we value your partnership in making amazing things happen. These links will help Brown School students and families stay connected to keep our community strong!

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