Monday, October 31, 2016

One of the ULS "Branches of the Pine" is character through service.  We believe that providing students with a variety of service opportunities helps them develop into productive and thoughtful citizens. It is our intention that when students graduate from  ULS they have an appreciation for the value of service to others, enthusiasm for civic involvement and live as environmentally responsible citizens.  See the below article to learn more about incorporating service work into education.

Community Service Should be Required in Schools

ULS Interact Service Club packs backpacks for Waukesha County Students in need. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Whole Child Development

What does Whole Child Development Mean?  Quite simply, it means nurturing children's natural inclination to learn so that each child's highest and best abilities can flourish.  Walk the campus of University Lake School to see this concept in action on a daily basis.   

 Read the article below to learn more about Whole Child Development.

Whole Child Development Undervalued


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Student to Teacher Ratio

This article in the Washington Post reiterates what we have known at ULS for a long time.  Students flourish in a learning environment with a low student to teacher ratio.  The relationship between student and teacher is critical in laying the foundation for a love of learning.  A small class size allows teachers to genuinely know and understand the students. It gives them the opportunity to personalize instruction methods to best develop each individual child.

Click on the title below to learn more.

Class Size Matters A Lot Research Shows