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Read Across America at Emerson School and HeadsUp! Child Development Center

Written by Christina Trujillo

Emerson School and HeadsUp! Child Development Center in Palo Alto are participating in Read Across America, a nationwide celebration of reading

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Our Students in the Spotlight – February 2017

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CARNEGIE HALL PERFORMER: Theodore began playing piano about one (YES, ONE) year ago and demonstrated such natural talent and joy

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Emerson Alumni Featured in Bicycling Magazine

Written by Christina Trujillo

Jordan graduated from Emerson Middle School in August 2006 and from Menlo-Atherton High School in 2010.  He completed all his

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Parent Photos from Historical Halloween ’16

Written by Christina Trujillo

Another successful year of Historical Halloween! A huge thank you to Chandra Rangan for capturing the event so beautifully!

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Another year, another Historical Halloween at Emerson School

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Emerson School is holding its annual Historical Halloween performance this Friday, October 28th at 5:00pm. Each student has chosen an

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2016-17 – Another New Year at Emerson School!

Written by Christina Trujillo

The 2016-17 school year has begun with many activities, learning experiences and bonding time! Take a look at just a

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September ’16 at Emerson School

Written by Christina Trujillo

The 16-17 school year is in full swing at Emerson School. Below is our monthly newsletter from director, Linda Paz. –

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Teaching Practical Life Skills at Emerson School

Written by Christina Trujillo

Parent involvement is an integral part of our program. Parents help us out in many ways throughout the year; from

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Emerson and Hacienda Students Visit Hiller Aviation Museum

Written by Christina Trujillo

Emerson School and Hacienda School 5th grade and middle school students joined together for a field trip to the Hiller Aviation

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A Science Filled Week at Emerson

Written by Christina Trujillo

Emerson students participated in a week of life science studies. Fun and lessons for the week included a lesson on

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Why I Enjoy My Time at Emerson, an Alumni’s Reflections

Written by Christina Trujillo

For this article we have a special guest author, Jakob Rauen, an alumni of Emerson School. He has returned to

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Community Service at Emerson School

Written by Christina Trujillo

During the month of February, Emerson students took a community service field trip to Roots and Wings Montessori and a local

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Emerson School visits Filoli Gardens and Edgewood County Park

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Another month, another field trip for Emerson School! This time the students are off to Filoli Gardens and Edgewood Park

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Emerson School 2016 Spring Concert

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A few times a year Emerson students are able to perform what they have been learning for their families at

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Emerson School visits Monterey Bay Aquarium

Written by Christina Trujillo

Emerson School students and teachers spent a day at Monterey Bay Aquarium exploring rocky shores, wetlands, sandy shores, kelp forests

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A Montessori Birthday Celebration

Written by Christina Trujillo

We celebrate birthdays at Emerson School with a special ceremony. Unlike traditional birthday parties, a personal timeline is the focal

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Emerson School visits Natural Bridges State Park

Written by Christina Trujillo

Monthly field trips are an integral piece of Emerson School’s curriculum. Hands-on, real-world, experiences help cultivate the whole child and

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HeadsUp!® San Jose Visits Spina Farms Pumpkin Patch

Written by Christina Trujillo

With Halloween quickly approaching, our HeadsUp!® kids took a trip to the pumpkin patch to explore the old-time farm feel of the

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A Montessori Inspired Historical Halloween

Written by Christina Trujillo

Halloween is typically a holiday focused on candy and costumes. At Emerson and Hacienda School, we take a Montessori inspired

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Author Margaret Zhao to speak at HeadsUp! Pleasanton

Written by Christina Trujillo

Join us on Thursday, August 27 at 4:30pm at Hacienda (HeadsUp! Pleasanton) Child Development Center for an entertaining presentation by

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Voted Best Bilingual Preschool in Santa Clara County

Written by Christina Trujillo

We are excited to announce that HeadsUp!® Palo Alto won Bronze for Best Bilingual Preschool in Santa Clara County! See

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The HeadsUp!® Approach

Written by The ELI Team

Researchers at Early Learning Institute have developed an approach to learning that builds upon foundations laid down by predecessors such

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Dr. Charles Bernstein’s interview with the Epoch Times

Written by Christina Trujillo

Working with Imagination: Falling in Love with Writing through Creative Writing. Let the children express themselves Charles D. Bernstein, Ph.D,

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What is a School?

Written by Charles D. Bernstein (Ph.D)

The question of what a school is supposed to be has many answers. One of the reasons that the public [..]

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