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Liz Perry: Head of Upper School

Liz Perry is St. Luke's Head of Upper School and an English teacher. Liz believes in experiential education and empowers her team to be bold and creative as they strive to inspire love of learning. Liz is a Lead English Teacher and coordinates the diversity strand for the Summer Institute at the Klingenstein Center, part of Teachers College at Columbia University.
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J-Term: Where Students Become Leaders

Project-based learning at its best: J-Term, a week-long, hands-on immersive learning and service experience for St. Luke's 9th grade.

 When we launched the first J-Term four years ago with the Class of 2018, we considered it an experiment. We would take a...

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Parenting Teens: Anybody Have a Map?

Raising teens can be a bumpy road. Two educators offer tips for reducing teen (and parent) anxiety.

“I’m kinda coming up empty/Can’t find my way to you.”

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On Free Speech—Helping Teens Find Their Moral Compass

Video recording of a Meditation by Liz Perry, St. Luke's Head of Upper School on freedom of expression and where to look for guidance on what is right or wrong.

 "Freedom of expression matters. And I believe in it. I invite you to look—not toward the rules—but inward toward your own...

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Learning That Lasts

St. Luke's Head of Upper School Liz Perry speaks to the question, "What is deeper learning?"

We use the word “learning” every day, but what does it mean? Simply put, learning is making new memories. Some memories are...

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