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Andrew Sherman, Director General del Colegio Menor Campus Quito

Flourishing

Our hyperconnectivity to electronic devices, the disruptive force of a global pandemic impacting our social connections and cognitive challenges related to being inundated with massive amounts of information and a struggle to filter all of these inputs presents...

The importance of Values in Education

The importance of Values in Education

The explicit teaching of character traits supports students' social and emotional well-being as well as their cognitive growth. By establishing a guiding framework, a set of character traits, students have a structure to learn from their mistakes and to make quality...

The Importance of an Early Years Education

The Importance of an Early Years Education

We learn throughout our lives. However, developmentally, each experience in a young person’s life is a learning moment. Numerous neural connections are being made at each moment and as the brain grows, young people are primed for learning. Therefore there are numerous...

The Power of Liberal Arts

The Power of Liberal Arts

The idea of a “liberal arts” education is often utilized in a way that confuses the actual meaning. The word “liberal” is to connote the freedom to consider, think, and reflect on ideas and experiences as an individual. This idea of independent thinking is deeply...

Goodness, Beauty and Truth @ Menor

Goodness, Beauty and Truth @ Menor

Transcendental properties: elements of being that are beyond our physical self, but are part of our shared humanity are often considered to be goodness, beauty and truth. Since the time of the Greek Philosophers some 4,000 years ago, the goal of education was viewed...

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