The Right Brain Initiative


Community collaborations for the win!

October 14th, 2016 by Maya McFaddin View

This year is moving right along. We are already in the second week of October—one of our favorite months here at Right Brain. In addition to enjoying the fall colors and sweater weather, we have really been digging into the new school year like many of you. Eight Right Brain schools are currently working with […]


Starting the year with artful thinking

September 13th, 2016 by Maia McCarthy View

It’s September. We’re welcoming students, getting to know their families, learning about the temperament of our class and how they’ll work together and–oh yes–establishing a culture of learning throughout the year. This is the perfect time to invite a guest teaching artist into your classroom. We often avoid the fall for field trips or guests. […]

Imagine This! 2016 by Paul Colvin

With Right Brain, the Learning Never Stops, Not Even for Summer Vacation

August 15th, 2016 by Maya McFaddin View

Imagine this: it is June 21st, the first Tuesday of summer vacation, only the fifth Tuesday in the last nine months in which 30 eight-year-olds weren’t looking to you for direction for the next six hours, and suddenly your alarm sounds. You feel around for your phone, barely avoiding your half-full water glass and lightly petting […]