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Posted 03/15/2018 10:00AM
What would you gain from a compelling, engaging educational discussion facilitated by your peers? Teachers at The Out-of-Door Academy had the chance to learn as they attended two days of training about the Harkness method of teaching. In small groups, teachers took the student seat, learning about, and participating in, discussion-based conversations about texts appropriate to their subject matter.
Posted 03/12/2018 02:13PM
Glitz and glamour filled The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, as more than 300 attendees enjoyed a night in Vintage Vegas for The Out-of-Door Academy's annual Banyan Ball. Guests were greeted by showgirls, Banyan Ball Chairs and an elegant champagne tower while enjoying the vocal stylings of Vegas favorites Dean Martin, Marilyn Monroe, and Frank Sinatra.
Posted 03/05/2018 03:53PM
Banyan Ball Chairs, Courtney and Tony Bonacuse & Stacy and David White, and the ODA Board of Trustees, thank you for supporting the Banyan Ball.
Posted 03/05/2018 03:05PM
Leigh Dalton '99 reflects on her Out-of-Door experience as the first "Lifer," an ODA substitute teacher, and the parent of a Lower School student.
Posted 03/01/2018 03:29PM
Margaret Buck '21 started knitting in 5th grade and Abigail Eakle '20 took up knitting this year. The pair have teamed up to turn their hobby into something meaningful.