EDISON, NJ -- Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison held their annual Teacher-for-a-Day program. After enjoying community-building grade-level breakfasts, students took over the Middle School and taught lessons to their peers. Adult teachers were present with each student-teacher to support and assist as needed.
The student-teachers offered a wide array of classes this year, including demonstrating ways to make chocolate covered Oreos, snow globes, cupcakes and holiday wreaths.
Other classes included: Culinary Knife Skills, Basic Animation, French, Gymnastics, Greek Gods/Mythology, Super Smash Brothers, Basketball Basics, Origami, Photography, Design Video Game World, Runners Tips/Tricks, Football Basics, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Making Secret Codes, Chinese Zodiac, Basic First Aid and Yoga.
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located at 1295 Inman Ave. in North Edison, near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community.