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Walking in the footsteps of the Pioneering Takodians

During the Centennial Summer of 2016, I started to give a lot of thought to our humble beginnings. While we’ve all been part of Takodah’s journey of growth along the shores of Cass Pond, the fact remains that our earliest days were spent in two other places. It became a mission of mine to figure […]

Growth Mindset

Within the wide world of youth development, mindset has become a topic of intense interest. In general, researchers have focused on two primary types of mindsets and the impacts that they can have on performance and approach to challenge. The first type of mindset is a “growth mindset”, and people who think this way subscribe […]

Outdoor Education – Fall 17

Throughout the 2017 Outdoor Education seasons at 48 different groups came and went. Most notably, we saw 30 school groups over 4 months of the year through this Spring and Fall, with more energy and enthusiasm than you could ever imagine. They did everything from teamwork to talent shows to roasting marshmallows and so much […]

Heritage Tours – Fall 17

Every year throughout the school year, local 7th and 8th grade students from throughout Cheshire County and beyond prepare to connect their learning with hands on, eye witness travel back into history through both the New England and American Heritage tours. In 7th grade students research and present information about various stops along the New […]