The formative years of childhood involve rapid development. For the first eight years of a child’s life, they are a sponge – growing physically, mentally, and emotionally, and fast. The early childhood years are precious and prime to jumpstart a … Continue reading Why is Preschool Important for My Child?
Connecticut State Department of Education has named Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin College a 2016-2017 School of Distinction for the school’s extraordinary growth in the state’s Accountability Index. The achievement rests with the extraordinary SBAC scores from the school’s third … Continue reading Riverside Magnet School Recognized as a School of Distinction!
In a Reggio Emilia inspired school, children’s interests are at large and in-charge! The purpose of a Reggio Emilia education is to engage each child’s personal learning potential – in terms of both development and relationship building. In order to … Continue reading 5 Examples of Reggio Emilia Activities You’ll Find at Riverside Magnet School
Let’s peek into a Reggio Emilia kindergarten classroom at the beginning of the school year. What do you see? The bare walls are ready to exhibit student work, and the large rug on the floor awaits eager learners. There is … Continue reading A Look Inside Reggio Emilia Kindergarten Programs
Parents want what is best for their children at every stage of their child’s life. From the moment their babies are born, ensuring they are safe and receiving the proper care is of utmost importance. As they grow into toddlers, … Continue reading Is a Magnet Elementary School or Private Elementary School Best for my Child?
Imagine a school that offers continued enrichment for your child, even after the “school” day is over! At Riverside Magnet School, pre-K students through grade 5 can participate in the After-School Studio Program, which extends their day until 5:45pm, Monday … Continue reading Afternoon Studio: Riverside Magnet School’s After-School Enrichment Program
We know how busy parenting can be. Making sure that your child has all the nurturing and enrichment they need; running from work to family obligations, keeping up on your home, accomplishing daily chores, and devoting time to relationships – … Continue reading A Magnet School Program Designed for Busy Parents
Searching for the right elementary school for your child can be a challenging experience. Matching a school’s mission with your family’s ethos can be at the forefront of your mind, while at the same time, you’re also considering academics, creativity … Continue reading 4 Key Benefits of Magnet Schools for Children
The Reggio Emilia Approach is a core philosophy of preschool education which gives advocacy to children within the classroom. At Riverside Magnet School, we take a Reggio Emilia inspired approach to learning. We celebrate the learning process with reflection, documentation, … Continue reading What is the Reggio Emilia Approach and Why Does it Matter?