Our Vision and Our Mission

Our Vision

We ignite a passion for learning in
Rhode Island College’s youngest students.
Our faculty will inspire your child to
learn, succeed, and grow.

Our Mission

The mission of the Henry Barnard School is
to provide a joyful, exceptional, educational
experience that empowers each child to
become a confident, accomplished and
innovative learner.

Faculty and Administration

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Social Studies and the young learner

A Journey Through the History of Writing With Third Graders

by: Jennie Schwab
The aim of this article is to capture young writers’ attention by taking a journey back in time to study the evolution of written communication.

Lab School

AFT Higher Education members are preparing the teachers of tomorrow through collaboration with a lab school at Rhode Island College.

Secretary-Treasurer Loretta Johnson of the National Level of the American Federation of Teachers visited and toured Henry Barnard School on August 31, 2017.


Making Change in Second Grade: Exploring Money through Project-Based Learning

by: Karen Capraro
This paper presents an examination and analysis of the restructuring of the organization of a second-grade classroom housed in a laboratory school setting.

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