Landmark faculty members affect each student in profound ways, not only by enabling and empowering students with language-based learning disabilities to reach their educational and social potential, but also by taking an active role in growing the whole student, whether in the classroom, on the stage, or on the playing field. Beyond Landmark, many of our faculty are engaged in an array of activities, altruistic to artistic, physical to philosophical. Here are some of their stories.
What can you do with a marble, a balloon, a funnel, a magnet, a few dominoes, and some popsicle sticks? According to alums of Deirdre Mulligan’s “Rube Goldberg” unit in middle school science, you can use them to (usually) flip a coin. But according to Deirdre herself, you can also learn to take academic risks and collaborate when confronted by challenges...READ MORE