Category: Teacher Talk

  1. Fostering Independence

    As I sit in my apartment my first day of school, outfit picked out and laying on my bed and my lunch packed, I realize how excited I am to start back teaching especially at a school as great as ADM. It is so amazing to be part of a school community that just one year… Continue Reading »
  2. Peace in the classroom

      I found this great video the other day and the message really hit home for me. One of the reasons I chose to come to ADM was because of the diverse population is serves.   I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!
  3. Summer camp school excitement

      After taking a few weeks off I was really excited to come back to ADM to teach summer school. I have the pleasure of working with the 6-9 year olds over the summer which is a big change of pace from the 3-6 year olds. Each week of the camp we have a different… Continue Reading »
  4. What a year!

    Posted by Caitlyn Solomon As most of you know this is my first year being a teacher.  As I left the school on Thursday I really thought about all of the things that have happened this year. Let me tell you, WOW, I thought I learned a lot in college, but the things I learned… Continue Reading »
  5. Ch1 takes the City

    This week was full of adventure for all the 3-6 students at ADM. CH2 had an awesome field trip at the Beverly Art Center. I can’t say exactly what they did but I am sure that Ms. Kate can tell you ALL about it. What I can tell you about is the field trip my… Continue Reading »
  6. The Importance of Handwriting

    The ScienceTimes (NY Times) yesterday had an article about the effects on memory and learning that handwriting has on brain development, and what is getting lost as handwriting is being replaced by keyboards. The findings are eye-opening and this article is a must read for any parent or teacher working with children. Here is the… Continue Reading »
  7. Be Cool About Fire Safety

    Be Cool! Click for a GREAT video on fire safety 🙂 On Wednesday, May 21st ADM had our very own fire fighter, Tim Daily (Father of Nora Daily), come into the school to talk about what he does. The students were able to learn about how to become a fire fighter, what a firefighter does… Continue Reading »
  8. Hi There!

    I would first like to introduce myself: I am Caitlyn Solomon, the lead teacher in CH1 at ADM. I started to work at the school about a year ago in the summer program working with the six to nine year old students. Before I came to work at ADM I lived in Cincinnati, Ohio and… Continue Reading »