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Why Do We Study Grammar?

Why Do We Study Grammar?

Webster’s defines grammar as “the study of the way the sentences of a language are constructed.”   Grammar is examining how the ordering of our words conveys meaning.  When a child learns to speak his first words and to put those words together, he is using grammatical rules.  In school we are asking children to examine the rules which they to some degree have already internalized.  For example, they use nouns with great effectiveness; we are simply teaching them to identify...

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Why We Use Handbells at RCS

Why We Use Handbells at RCS

The English Handbell is an instrument like no other - while each handbell is rung by an individual, our total instrument consists of 37 bells and requires a "team effort" and lots of supporting equipment to produce cohesive music. Why do we use this unusual instrument in music classes at RCS?

Handbells provide an instant, tactile experience in music literacy. The students feel the rhythms, say the rhythms, see the rhythms, practice the rhythms and PLAY the rhythms - first...

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Why do we have Uniforms?

Why do we have Uniforms?

The uniform policy that we have at Redeemer has been put in place for a couple key reasons. First of all, our students represent our school to the community. When they interact with others outside the school, their appearance reinforces our vision of excellence. Another important reason for us to have a uniform policy is that it protects our students from the distractions that a less formal dress code can bring about. We want our students and teachers to be able to give...

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Why do we Study Latin?

Why do we Study Latin?

As a Latin teacher, this question is posed to me on almost a weekly basis.  “Miss Fowler, this is a dead language.  Why do we have to learn this stuff?”  The younger classes are very content with the novelty of learning a new language and practicing little games, songs and rhymes in Latin.  However, as our students grow and develop more discerning minds, this becomes a valid question.  Why do we spend so much time studying a language that no one really speaks anymore?  Since...

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Why we encourage limited screen time

  • Posted Dec 13, 2011
  • Mrs. Dowdy and Mrs. Russell
  • Why Do We?
Why we encourage limited screen time

As parents, we want the best for our children--strong faith, healthy bodies, a good education. We send our children to Redeemer because we believe they will thrive here. We want our children to get the most from their experiences at RCS. The Redeemer faculty also want the students to achieve all that they are capable of.  Knowing that we are in partnership with parents to nurture each child’s potential, and believing that  “…as a body needs a well-balanced diet, so a mind...

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