• AnthonyG. wrote a new post, Year3 Week2, on the site AnthonyG. 12 months ago

    Another week is coming to an end. Another week full of activities and classes. A trip to Museum Of Design Atlanta to view their exhibit on arts and craftivism. A lot of enrichment plans in the works. A lot of […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, Week1- Keeping Busy, on the site AnthonyG. 1 year ago

    Tuesday and Wednesday, the first two days of school, were exhausting. The kids level of excitement and energy, though understandable, was overwhelming. It made it hard for me to exist peacefully inside. To keep […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, Orientation, on the site AnthonyG. 1 year ago

    We start each school year out with an orientation. It’s great for getting the whole school community in the same room and on the same page. United and informed about the year ahead.

    WE give updates on changes […]

  • “One of the secrets to staying young is to always do things you don’t know how to do, to keep learning.” – Ruth Reichl

     

    this is literally how i make a living.

  • Erin Foltz and Profile picture of AnthonyG.AnthonyG. are now friends 1 year ago

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, Year 3, on the site AnthonyG. 1 year ago

    Heartwood is about to start its third operating year. WOW! How did we get here?

    It’s been a hard, long, and sometimes very stressful journey. A lot of personal development and new perspectives. The school has […]

  • It took me a while to type and publish this so this post is fairly old.

    This is the last week of the school year for Heartwood ALC.

    We’re running a special schedule this week where we reflect and have […]

  • some spaces ask

    “did you get good grades today? did you obey the rules today”

    vs

    our space asks

    “were you a good person today. did you become a better person? did you improve today? did you reach a […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, (no title), on the site Heartwood ALC 2 years, 3 months ago

    Zoë
    03/24/2017
    A. What did you plan to do for Sawdust or during the time other kids are at Sawdust? at sawdust i pend to do 15 minutes a day
    – If you didn’t complete your Sawdust goals, why not? What happened?i […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, (no title), on the site Heartwood ALC 2 years, 3 months ago

    Sebastian
    03/24/2017
    A. What do you usually do during Sawdust or during the time other kids are at Stardust?
    study
    B. How did you spend your time this week? What did you do?
    studied alot
    C. What are two things you […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, (no title), on the site Heartwood ALC 2 years, 3 months ago

    Gabriel
    03/24/2017
    A. What do you usually do during Sawdust or during the time other kids are at Stardust?
    i Don’t do sawdust.
    B. How did you spend your time this week? What did you do?
    I went 2 the APEX museum! […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, (no title), on the site Heartwood ALC 2 years, 3 months ago

    Malcolm
    03/24/2017
    A. What did you plan to do for Sawdust or during the time other kids are at Sawdust?
    i planing to do videos with other people.
    – If you didn’t complete your Sawdust goals, why not? What […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, (no title), on the site Heartwood ALC 2 years, 3 months ago

    Kaylie
    03/24/2017
    A. What did you plan to do for Sawdust or during the time other kids are at Sawdust?
    draw
    – If you didn’t complete your Sawdust goals, why not? What happened?
    took to long to do it all
    – If you […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, (no title), on the site Heartwood ALC 2 years, 3 months ago

    Camille
    03/24/2017
    A. What did you plan to do for Sawdust or during the time other kids are at Sawdust?
    – If you didn’t complete your Sawdust goals, why not? What happened? the reason why i did not complete […]

  • AnthonyG. wrote a new post, (no title), on the site Heartwood ALC 2 years, 3 months ago

    Owen
    03/24/2017
    A. What did you plan to do for Sawdust or during the time other kids are at Sawdust? drawing youtube stuff
    – If you didn’t complete your Sawdust goals, why not? What happened? i forgot to draw […]

  • I came across these blog posts about the power and importance of culture. They’re HR oriented but definitely some great takeaways that I think are relevant to school culture as groomed at ALCs.

    This talks about […]

  • As it relates to screening families who are interested in enrolling, what we’ve learned is important is that both parents or all involved & relevant adults be on the same page about the education choice. Ideally […]

  • I was having a conversation with The Abby de ALC NYC about realizing how important culture is to the functioning of an ALC (or any community for that matter.)

    Julia and I were advised many times about grooming […]

  • For the first two months of Heartwood ALC we had Parent Interest Nights twice a month. For multiple reasons we stopped that immediately and moved to doing them once a month. We might not even keep that up. It’s […]

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