Backed by a philosophy that teaches children to learn how to learn, teachers at Kingsley Montessori School use…More real-life experiences and hands-on programs to foster skills such as time management, conflict resolution and self-direction. Integrity, responsibility, respect and community leadership are also core values, and designed to prepare students to become independent, compassionate and engaged in their community.
Students come from many different backgrounds, ethnicities and neighborhoods around Boston, and teachers encourage individuality, self-esteem and imagination and achievements.
They learn from the community around them, including research at the Boston Public Library, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, MIT and the Museum of Science. They take gym classes at Boston University, and regularly step outside the classroom. Students may have an art class on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, or walk through the historic Back Bay neighborhood and point out geometric shapes.
The curriculum includes language arts, literature, math, science and science labs, history and geography, technology, visual arts, physical education and Spanish.
Myriad, Inc. 142 Berkeley St, Boston, MA02116 In business since 1994, Myriad is a marketing firm based in the Back Bay region of Boston. Foucsed on healthcare, life…More sciences, academics and cultural institutions, Myraid provides web design and development, interactive print, as well as qualitative and quantitative market analysis. Some of the companies clients include Harvard, MIT, Boston University, Massachusetts General Hospital and The Currier Museum of Art. Check out the website to learn more about Myriad and its services.
Mary Baker Eddy Library 200 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA02115 The Mary Baker Eddy Library is dedicated to showcasing the life, ideas and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy, a…More nineteenth-century New England who founded Christian Science. The library and museum is a cultural and historic institution featuring exhibits, education opportunities and programs.
Serving all 351 cities and towns in the state, the Massachusetts Cultural Council promotes all things related to the…More arts, sciences and humanities. The state agency works with 2,400 volunteers, grant organizations, nonprofits, schools, city and town officials and individuals to support everything from new hotels and restaurants, community festivals, educational field trips, local artists and creative jobs. A large portion of its funding goes to other cultural councils in the state.
Two important initiatives are the Artists' Fellowship Program, which awards grants to local artists to help them further develop their talents and The Adams Arts Program, which fosters economic development through arts and culture. It's provided funding for organizations and events like ArtsUnion in Union Square in Somerville, the Boston Cyberarts Festival and the Cambridge Science Festival.
The Massachusetts Cultural Council also has a strong focus on children. The Yellow School Bus program helps schools cover transportation costs for educational field trips to places like museums, historic sites and theater performances. And Youth Reach uses art to help support at-risk adolescents.