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A trip down “Beacon” lane!

A trip down “Beacon” lane!

For many years, Cotting students published a literary magazine, called the “Beacon,” filled with stories, poems, and art created by our students. Below are a few photos from past publications.  The dates should convey just how long we’ve been publishing!                             Here is an excerpt from Earl Kagan, ’48, in the 1947 edition: “On the whole, television is a very wonderful thing. We can see as well as hear the programs.  It is, in other words, radio plus sight.” Today of course, the topics we’re writing about... Read More

Free Conference Registration is Now Available!

Free Conference Registration is Now Available!

We are please to announce that registration for our Conference, Making Things Possible: Educating the Whole Child, is now available. The Conference will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Cotting School. Don’t miss your chance, register today!  We’ve brought together expert speakers and workshop leaders to share evidence-based, practical strategies in hands-on sessions and discussions throughout the day. In addition, our vendor and resource exhibit areas will provide the opportunity for you to explore technology, services, and equipment. Our hope for the conference is that it becomes a forum to share ideas, inspire each other and connect through conversation.... Read More

12-Year-Old Creates an App for People with Disabilities

12-Year-Old Creates an App for People with Disabilities

Technology use at Cotting shapes our curriculum in a profound way.  From SmartBoards in classrooms to students’ personal devices, our technology is constantly in use and ever-changing. As new products become available that enhance our students’ experience, we do what we can to apply the newest, cutting-edge apps and equipment. Some of our students’ technology use may happen when they are out in the community, either on a class community trip or at a Project Bridges  work site.  Finding accessible entrances to buildings and parking spaces is so important, and now thanks to a 12-year-old from Iowa, that may soon be a... Read More