Pre/K

Neuroscience and Learning: Local Educator Teaches Class in China

by Lisa Catterall, director of middle school  I was recently asked to be an instructor for a teacher-training institute in Beijing, China. The class was called Neuroscience and Learning and was an introduction to cutting-edge research-based classroom teaching techniques. Basically, we were…

Creative, Independent and Service-Centered: Faculty Spotlight on Hema Walker

Nurturing the social and emotional development in the formative preschool and kindergarten years is a gift and responsibility that Mount Madonna School (MMS) Preschool/Kindergarten (Pre/K) Director Hema Shireen Walker holds in high regard. “There are many reasons why I love teaching young…

Bollywood Meets Rock and Roll: 39th Annual Ramayana! Onstage

This sword and sorcery epic returns to the Mexican Heritage Theater for performances June 9-11, with a Dress Preview show on June 8.  Fans of Ramayana! look forward to the beautiful music, exciting action and spectacular costuming! Ramayana! features an original rock-n-roll infused-score and…