Category Archives: Teaching

Field’s Teacher “Pre-season”

If you have been at Field during the last two weeks for preseason sports practices, then you know it has been a bustling place.  Teachers are everywhere, not mention construction crews and landscapers. But what have all those teachers got … Continue reading

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6th Grade: Coming to Field in September 2012

We are extremely excited to announce that The Field School will become a 6-12 grade school beginning in September 2012. We will start interviewing rising 6th graders this fall. For details check out: http://www.fieldschool.org/6

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Hip Hop History Comes Alive

Dominic Redd works for most of the day in Field’s Development Office, performing miracles with data in helping the school to raise money for the purpose of teaching students.  But he is also a teacher.  This year, Dominic is sponsoring … Continue reading

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History, Hands-on and “Most Likely to Succeed”

Last week, Field’s 11th grade was off on a classic Washington, DC, field trip.  The plan was to spend time down on the national mall, but the rain refused to cooperate.  This was no problem for Field School teachers and … Continue reading

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“Race to Nowhere” Revisited

Will Layman is the Director of Admissions at The Field School as well as a 20-year veteran Field teacher— I wrote here a few weeks ago about the two documentaries about education, Waiting for Superman and Race to Nowhere.  I … Continue reading

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Finding Field

Bobbie McCartney is the mother of senior Ryan McCartney, who came to Field at the beginning of her 11th grade year from James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia.  She is also a Deputy Chief Judge at the Federal Energy … Continue reading

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“Tramps Like Us”—Our Welcome Assembly Rocks Out

David Bonner is a teacher and librarian at The Field School— I love Field kids.  And I love our school motto, “Aude Sapere”—Dare to Be Wise.  And I love music videos. So, whenever I get the chance, I dare to … Continue reading

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