Care of the Environment   

Annie Burgess | Brevard, NC One of my favorite things about teaching is creating a special environment for children.  Some key things I take into consideration when preparing the environment include the use of child-sized furniture,…

A Trip to Brevard

By Morgan Sprinkle | Brevard, NC As an assistant teacher at Mountain Sun Community School, I have a very special job. I get to work in a multi-age classroom of three, four, five and six-year-olds—we call ourselves “the Otters.” My co-teacher…

Exploring Geology with the Acorn Class

By Brigid Fox | Brevard, NC Studying science is so much fun with this age group.  The Acorns are, developmentally speaking, curious, eager, creative, and less encumbered by assumed expectations of results.  These children practically write…

Teachers Host Positive Discipline Book Club

By Becky Langerman | Brevard, NC Over the past six weeks, Tina and I have facilitated a Book Club based on the the book Positive Discipline:  The Classic Guide to Helping Children Develop Self-Discipline, Responsibility, Cooperation, and…
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Mountain Sun Students Explore the Universe at Asheville Museum of Science

By Kayla Leed | Brevard, NC This year, the formation of the universe has been the overarching theme in the Elementary school science classes at Mountain Sun Community School. On March 2nd, the Monarch (Upper Elementary) class went to Asheville…