Through the humanities, Nightingale students build on the school’s most critical foundation: empathy. They develop a deeper understanding of the human experience by studying historical narratives and learning about cultures through languages, 古今皆有. 南丁格尔培养了对阅读的热爱, 批判性思维, 有效的写作, 对所有的学生说.
Spanish begins in Kinderg艺术en at Nightingale. 将西班牙语融入音乐, 艺术, and library classes gives students playful and practical ways to assimilate what they’ve learned throughout the day. A focus on cultural exploration and real-world conversation keeps learning grounded in an authentic and immersive experience from the st艺术. 随着学生理解力的扩大, they create more opportunities for meaningful connections with the Spanish-speaking world.
An authentic and immersive experience from the st艺术.
灵感来自罗马·比尔登 块, Class II students craft their own neighborhood narratives, describing everything from the local store to a central landmark. Studying the geography and the diversity of the five boroughs helps students understand how the city has changed over time and where they belong in the timeline. Explorations come to life through projects and field trips.
Class II students craft their own neighborhood narratives.
How do Class III students learn about human rights and responsibilities in our global village? 答案是多方面的. By taking multi-faceted views of current events and world 历史, Nightingale builds on critical foundations of knowledge and empathy. Whether considering the United Nations sustainable development goals or the rights of the child, students bring their open minds and different points of view to each exploration of human rights.
Students bring their open minds and unique points of view to each exploration.
Social justice movements are the lens through which Class IV students investigate U.S. 历史. What better way to understand the mechanics of our political system and its role in sustaining communities than to look at those who incite change? Standing up for oneself and the greater good of society sets the stage for learning about democracy and echoes Nightingale’s core beliefs.
Standing up for oneself and the greater good sets the stage for learning.
Latin requires students to slow down and think before they speak. Complicated to master, it has them learning from their mistakes. An ancient language becomes a bridge to modern forms of communication and culture as students connect familiar roots and sounds. 因为拉丁语, Nightingale students can decode the 历史 of words, 更好地掌握修辞和演绎推理, and perform mental gymnastics while translating literature. 这就是为什么.
Nightingale students perform mental gymnastics while translating literature.
Class VIII marries 历史 and legacy with design and symbolism in their capstone Memorial Project. Selecting an individual who is written into the margins of 历史, students research and design a memorial to honor this person’s legacy. They witness the connective tissue between memory and 历史 by visiting significant monuments and memorials. 作为学生起草视觉概念, guided by school parents who are designers and architects, their bold visions transfer to the page and amplify voices left silenced by 历史.
Their bold visions amplify voices left silenced by 历史.
Pulitzer Prize winners and Poet Laureates are some of the revered voices who come to speak, 激励, and lead masterclasses with the students in Nightingale’s unparalleled Creative Writing Program. 每周车间, 同伴反馈, 文学撤退, 安全的环境, 以及受人尊敬的血统, published authors in Nightingale’s English dep艺术ment form a powerful combination that encourages student creativity and writing at the highest caliber.
Pulitzer Prize winners and Poet Laureates come to speak, 激励, and lead masterclasses.
Modern languages develop global dimensions in the 上学校. 以基础课堂作业为基础, students take advantage of exchanges where they can speak the language, 建立新的关系, and experience one-of-a-kind service opportunities. Nightingale students find ways to stretch the range of their comprehension, 它们的影响, 以及社会意识, 一次一个对话.
Nightingale students find ways to stretch the range of their comprehension.