Emotional Intelligence

5 Reasons Schools Should Teach Emotional Intelligence by Creason Jones, JGS FLEX Teacher The concept of emotional intelligence (EI) is one that, until recent years, has been largely overlooked, especially in the American classroom. It wasn’t until Am [...]

You’re Invited!

JGS Open Houses - Come see where the magic happens! We hope you will join us at one of our Open House events, where Dana, our founder and head of school, teaching staff, and administrators will provide guided tours and answer questions about The Jone [...]

JGS’s Ms. Sam is Appointed to ASU’s Barrett Honors College Cabinet

The Jones-Gordon School is proud to announce that our very own Director of Program Development and High School Teacher Samantha DePalo has been appointed as a member of the Barrett Honors College Campaign Cabinet by ASU’s Dr. Mark Jacobs, the Vice Pr [...]

NCLD policy director, Lindsay Jones, visits JGS

The Jones-Gordon School was named in part after Lindsay Jones's late mother, Clare. B. Jones, so we were beyond thrilled when Lindsay, vice president and chief policy and advocacy officer for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), was [...]

JGS Families Talk Customized Learning

Recently, several of our families spoke with Leisah Woldoff, Managing Editor of the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix and Northern Arizona, to talk about the customized learning that takes place at JGS. Follow the link below to learn the effect that The [...]

Walk a Mile in Our Shoes…

Parenting, Supporting and Loving Special Children (& Their Families!) We’ve all heard the clichés, “Life is full of challenges.” “Life only gives you what you can handle.” “This is only a phase.” But what happens when life gives you more than you [...]

2018-02-09T15:03:58-07:00September 2015|High School, Lower School, Middle School, School News|

Onward and Upward to Week #2!

Today marks the end of the first week of school for a large portion of Arizona’s students.  The first week of school is often a hodgepodge of emotions – excitement to see friends, nervousness over “what-ifs,” sleepiness from the change in morning rou [...]

2018-02-09T15:03:58-07:00August 2015|Lower School, Middle School, School News|
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