“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I’ll remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
This sentiment, thought to have originated with a Chinese philosopher circa 200-300 B.C., underlies the educational philosophy of Cambridge School in Pennington.
Established in 2001 by Jim and Deborah C. Peters, the day school focuses on educating students with dyslexia, ADHD (attention deficit disorder), and others who struggle with language-based learning differences.
“Cambridge School was founded on the belief that every child deserves the opportunity for an excellent education,” reports the school’s mission statement. “We are committed to providing that education in a warm, nurturing, and individualized learning environment for children who learn differently.