Summer vacation means summer learning—at least according to Tatnall’s Middle School Instagram account! Over the last several months, the Instagram profile shared snapshots of our Middle School teachers’ summertime learning experiences. Learn more below, and be sure to visit the Middle School Instagram account to view photos!
Spanish teacher Ann Hughes studied Spanish instruction with teachers and professors from around the world in Guanajuato, Mexico, where she also lived with a host family and enjoyed Mexican culture.
Music teacher Mary Margaret Wilson studied “First Steps in Music” and conversational solfège at Southern Methodist University and Colorado Mesa University. She also visited Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park in Moab, Utah.
English teacher Aaron Dallaire spent quality time learning how to be a great dad for new baby T!
Spanish teacher Katherine Stark traveled to Mexico City to study Spanish instruction at the Frida Language School.
Math teacher Val Charles spent her summer traveling with her family and dogs! She visited Maine, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, and North Carolina.
For some of our teachers, summer teaching means summer coaching! Marcia Conkey and Lindsay McConnel hosted a field hockey camp on Tatnall’s turf field.
School librarian Linda Graham traveled to Juneau, Alaska, where she learned more about Mendenhall Glacier and Nugget Falls.
Ciao! Teachers Wilson Somers and Mark Ginn led our choral students on a trip to Rome where they performed at the Vatican!
Music teacher Rowena Gutana attended the Mike Block String Camp and performed at the Vero Beach International Music Festival before traveling to Paris to soak in French culture.
Science teacher Sanjana Gopinath helped chaperone Tatnall’s Global Youth Leadership Institute (GYLI) trip to Costa Rica!