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MSON Welcomes Columbus Academy

MSON Welcomes Columbus Academy

MSON is pleased to welcome its 26th member school, Columbus Academy in Gahanna, Ohio. A Malone School since 2010, Columbus Academy serves students in Pre-K-12. We are thrilled to welcome their students into MSON courses.

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Join Us to Design Online Learning v. 2.0!

Join Us to Design Online Learning v. 2.0!

Since the onset of COVID-19, MSON has helped schools across the globe transition to online learning, emphasizing the role of the real-time classes for connection and community. Now, many of our schools have an opportunity to engage in thoughtful planning for a school...

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Marielle Sallo – Chadwick School

Marielle Sallo – Chadwick School

This edition of Teacher Spotlight shines on Chadwick School's Mariello Sallo. Teachers often ask their students to take a step outside of their comfort zone and try something that will challenge them. That is what I've told many of my students, and this year, it was...

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Aleyna Buyukaksakal ‘21 – Trinity Prep School

Aleyna Buyukaksakal ‘21 – Trinity Prep School

This edition of Student Spotlight shines on Trinity Prep's Aleyna Buyukaksakal. How were you prepared to make the transition because of your MSON experience? The synchronous learning experience of MSON greatly prepared me for the transition of classes online. Having...

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An Education Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste

An Education Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste

As virtual graduation ceremonies conclude and schools look to a fall of near-certain online learning, some have asked me whether I envision schools existing permanently online. Even while I help schools improve their online pedagogy and realize the power of distance...

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February/March Newsletter

February/March Newsletter

In this month's issue: Claire's Corner: Updates and "Food for Thought" Tribute to Marjo Talbott MSON Perspective: Ken Aldridge, Head, Wilmington Friends School and member of MSON’s Steering Committee Student Spotlight: Daniel Braverman ‘20, Manlius Pebble Hill School...

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A Global Crisis Brings Our Community Together

A Global Crisis Brings Our Community Together

Dear MSON Community,   In just a few days, our work at MSON has grown to encompass a new project: helping our schools prepare for possible school closures related to the COVID-19 virus. So many across the network have reached out to help one another—a perfect example...

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Daniel Braverman ‘20 – Manlius Pebble Hill School

Daniel Braverman ‘20 – Manlius Pebble Hill School

This edition of Student Spotlight shines on Manlius Pebble High's Daniel Braverman. MSON classes have been some of my favorites throughout high school. They gave me the great opportunity to learn and explore topics not available in my school’s curriculum. More...

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Wade Lanum – Brownell Talbot School

Wade Lanum – Brownell Talbot School

This edition of Teacher Spotlight shines on Brownell Talbot's Wade Lanum. Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School is the only independent preschool through grade 12 school in the state of Nebraska. With graduating classes usually in the mid-thirties and an Upper...

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January, 2020 Newsletter

January, 2020 Newsletter

In this month’s issue: Claire's Corner Instructor Spotlight: "Bob Dylan's America," Dean Masullo, University School of Nashville Student Spotlight: Rob Dubinski '20, Severn School Instructor Spotlight: Lifelong Learning, Joyce Lazier, Canterbury School January,...

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Our MSON Teachers Are a Special Breed

Our MSON Teachers Are a Special Breed

Writes one student: “The most valuable part of this class was the teacher…I could think of no better man to teach a course on this subject.” Comments another: “The teacher was always open to questions and encouraged us to act like we were in a real classroom, for...

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November, 2019 Newsletter

November, 2019 Newsletter

In this month's issue: Claire's Corner: Updates and "Food for Thought" Course Spotlight: Explorations in CS, Page Lennig, Waynflete School Student Spotlight #1: Kellen Hill '20, University School of Nashville Q&A With the Dean of Instruction: Ben Taylor, Hopkins...

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Welcome to Our Inaugural Issue!

Welcome to Our Inaugural Issue!

Welcome to our inaugural issue of the MSON Newsletter! Each issue will share developments in the network, highlight excellence across our program, and spotlight our talented students and teachers. This issue features two of those students, one of our new courses, and...

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