Learning Research Team

Members of the Learning Research Team (LRT) collaborate with faculty to teach skills and strategies that allow students to increase metacognitive awareness, active learning, and a growth mindset.

The LRT offers faculty, students, and families a wide array of resources to support excellent learning and teaching at Riverdale:
  • LRT members apply the latest scientific research in working with MS and US faculty to develop differentiated approaches to learning that empower all students to excel in the classroom.
  • The LRT offers faculty ongoing professional development opportunities to explore and hone their teaching craft.
  • Learning Specialists in the LRT offer targeted academic support for Riverdale students that builds the study skills and learning strategies necessary for intellectual growth at Riverdale and beyond.
  • The LRT educates families about educational testing resources and processes educational testing reports from outside evaluators. 

For More Information

Sybille Bruun-Moss 
Director of Middle/Upper School Learning Research Team

Riverdale Country School

Mind • Character • Community



Lower School
1 Spaulding Lane
Bronx, NY 10471
LS: (718) 549-7780

Middle/Upper School
5250 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471
MS/US: (718) 549-8810

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