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Why We Teach

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Brandon BennettOne of the easiest things for adults to appreciate is also one of the hardest for kids to learn: that everything is connected, that one thing leads to another, that nothing happens in isolation. A teacher’s job is to help students recognize, appreciate, and build on the connections that are everywhere around them.

New Teaching Tools for an Era of Technology

Monday, January 23, 2017

This year, Waterford launched a 1:1 Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program in our Middle and Upper Schools. Teachers and students alike have found Waterford's laptop initiative enhances the learning environment in meaningful ways. Waterford's 1:1 program has equipped teachers with new tools to more effectively teach today's tech-savvy students. At a recent Parent Association meeting, English Department Chair Casey O'Malley shared her experience with technology in the classroom.  

Waterford Class of 2017 Accepted Early to Competitive Colleges

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Congratulations to our Class of 2017 on their Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) acceptances! Many other students have also met priority deadlines for colleges, including the University of Utah Honors College and Brigham Young University Priority deadlines, and will hear soon. Click here to learn more about Waterford's College Counseling program.