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Global Nomads

We are happy to announce that we will continue our partnership with the Global Nomads Group this year. The Global Nomads Group is an international organization that promotes communication between international communities that otherwise would not have any contact with...

Organic Chemistry

Our freshmen are in the last week of their organic chemistry block taught by Dr. Wyman. This is usually the first block taught to the 9th graders. It asks a lot from the students in terms of thinking and studying, but it also helps them to ease into the high school...

Chautauqua

This summer, as a number of police killings and other injustices have reshaped national dialogues around race relations and criminal justice reform, I have found it difficult being  away from the classroom. In 2014, when Mike Brown was killed by the police in...

Silver Lining of Teaching Online

At Academe, as is the story with so many schools around the world, the transition to online learning was sudden and unexpected. I recall scrambling on the last day of in-person classes to distribute copies of 1984 and The Stranger to students, not knowing when I would...

Academe Community

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion builds a community that welcomes difference, celebrates civil discourse, demonstrates problem solving, encourages student initiatives, and promotes empathy. The goal of Academe of the Oaks’ pedagogy is not simply to...