1. The Value of Play at Touchstone Community School

    Dancing, painting, cooking. Exploring leaves, cracked corn, a mystery bag. Dressing up in costumes, building with blocks, inventing with junk. Creating with letters, writing a story, making a math pizza. Welcome to pre-K for 3.5 to 4-year-olds at Touchstone Community School! Today, like… » Read More


    Touchstone Community School Inspires New School in China

    This year, a contingent of graduate students and educators from China and Israel visited Touchstone Community School to learn more about its innovative, hands-on project-based educational practices. Their goal was to bring that knowledge back to China and build a similar school… » Read More


    Touchstone Students Talk About Touchstone

    When we wanted to develop a video that explained the unique educational philosophy of Touchstone Community School, we knew we could spend a great amount of time talking about its transformative model of education, social-emotional curriculum, and outstanding faculty. But then we… » Read More

  4. TCS Curriculum Highlights

    TCS recently held Family Night, an opportunity for students to show off their individual and classroom work with their families and friends. Each classroom’s essential question and thematic learning are presented in fun and interactive ways. Read the Curriculum Highlights Brochure and explore the exciting… » Read More

  5. Managing Classrooms for Improved Outcomes

    Walk into a Touchstone classroom and you’ll likely see multiple activities happening at once. Students will be working with partners or small groups. Others will be working in large groups. And there will be students doing independent work, too. How can Touchstone… » Read More

  6. 2014-15 Report of Annual Giving

    All of us at Touchstone are grateful to all of you – parents, faculty, children, alumni, grandparents, and friends –  for your support to the 2014-2015 annual appeal. The 2014-15 Report of Annual Giving is linked. You’ll find, not only the myriad… » Read More