The Abbot Woods Blog

Insight from staff members about the happenings at SHED Childrens Campus.

The Birth of a Field

Celebrating Michelle Seligson The Grassroots Leader of After School Programming Michelle (Micki) Seligson has been nationally recognized as a leader in afterschool and in childcare policy and practice. In 1978,

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Resources for Mental Health

We at SHED believe that self-care is essential. One of the pillars at SHED Children’s Campus is mindfulness, and one component of mindfulness is the practice of self-care. During the

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SCC 2019 Highlights

Looking back on a year is a wild ride. The time goes so fast but you realize just how many moments filled it. Before getting too far into 2020 we

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Nature, Childhood development, After school programs, Reggio Emilia

Can I Climb The Tree?

This question coming from a second grader gave me a moment of pause.  I am not a tree climber. I never climbed trees as a child. Was I the right

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Foundations of Learning: Nature

In Reggio, the environment is the Third Teacher. Our home on the stunning campus of Phillips Academy gives your child a pastoral setting in which to learn and explore. Most

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