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Ms. Bienert Discusses Recent Events in the Asian American Community

Date:  Friday, March 19, 2021 Byline:  Betty Bienert, Chinese Teacher

 


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Good morning Middle School and Upper School students!

I am Mrs. Bienert. I teach Chinese at the Upper School. This is my second year at Waterford, so being on campus for the Spring Term is a new experience for me. I really appreciate this opportunity to talk to you about a topic we’ve been hearing a lot about in the news - violence against Asians and Asian Americans.

Technology, Covid-19, and the Liberal Arts Ideal

Date:  Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Byline:  Brandon Bennett, Associate Head of School

 

For a school like Waterford that prizes its commitment to the liberal arts tradition of education, the increasing reliance on technology in our culture is a source of ambivalence. During the Covid-19 pandemic, which has forced schools everywhere to teach remotely or in a hybrid environment, this baseline ambivalence has only intensified. 

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