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Nike FlyEase Sneaker Has New Features!

Nike FlyEase Sneaker Has New Features!

In 2015, at the request of a young man with cerebral palsy, Nike designed a shoe meant for people with disabilities that used a wraparound zipper system and larger opening for the foot.  Matthew Walzer wrote the company, saying “At 16 years old, I am able to completely dress myself, but my parents still have to tie my shoes. As a teenager who is striving to become totally self-sufficient, I find this extremely frustrating, and at times, embarrassing. My dream is to go to the college of my choice without having to worry about someone coming to tie my shoes... Read More

New Electives Enhance Cotting’s Curriculum

New Electives Enhance Cotting’s Curriculum

Choice-making, advocacy, differentiation, and diversity. These are just a few of the reasons why Cotting’s newest version of the elective program has been so popular among students and teachers alike. At 2 pm each Thursday, our Upper School students are engaged in an elective course of their choosing. The addition of elective choices came about after the faculty decided that our Upper School students should have more automony in shaping their own curriculum. The expanded pilot program consists of five courses – FilmMaking, Wood Crafts, Writing, Theater, and French – from which students are able to choose. We sat down... Read More