Repeated Reading Strengthens Children’s Reading Skills

by CMDS Connections Team We often assign stories to be reread – and reread – at home. We're not trying to torture our wonderful CMDS parents, but we are trying to strengthen your children's reading performance through repeated reading. Reading skills taught in class will vanish like doughnuts in the teachers' lounge if those skills [...]

Repeated Reading Strengthens Children’s Reading Skills2018-01-31T17:13:44+00:00

Choosing CMDS: Families Share Their CMDS Stories

Alison Hinson by Alison Hinson, CMDS Director of Admissions and Enrollment This time of year we are welcoming many prospective families to campus for tours, testing and classroom visits. There is one thing that nearly every family has in common – they’ve heard good things about CMDS and want to come and see [...]

Choosing CMDS: Families Share Their CMDS Stories2018-11-13T17:01:28+00:00

New Year’s Resolutions: 6th Grade Edition

CMDS 6th Graders Hattie Mae and Harrison are our student bloggers for the 2017-18 school year. Here, they share the New Year's Resolutions of a few of their classmates. There are many ways to make a promise to yourself to get better. One of those is a New Year’s Resolution. A New Year’s Resolution is [...]

New Year’s Resolutions: 6th Grade Edition2018-01-22T18:57:40+00:00

Critical Thinking Apps and Activities from CMDS Tech Teacher Ms. Moon

As we are out with the old and in with the new in 2018, CMDS Technology Teacher Kim Moon shares on the changing dynamic in the classroom as well as a few recommendations for excellent critical thinking apps and activities. “Alexa, who was Amelia Earhart?” CMDS Technology Director Kim Moon We are seeing [...]

Critical Thinking Apps and Activities from CMDS Tech Teacher Ms. Moon2018-11-16T19:34:02+00:00

Healthy Habits for Mind, Body and Spirit

Kathryn Grissom teaches Grade School Wellness at CMDS by Kathryn Grissom The term “Healthy Habits” means more than just what goes in our mouth and how much activity we get in a day. Our healthy habits affect our whole being and make us who we are. Being truly healthy encompasses the whole body. [...]

Healthy Habits for Mind, Body and Spirit2018-11-16T19:35:19+00:00