CBS LA covers an innovative way of helping students with high energy manage their energy and increase focus through the use of bounce bands in Ms. Rosati’s class at Ánimo James B. Taylor Charter Middle School.Read More >>
Analyzing LeBron James’s plays from the 2015 NBA finals. Designing Greek monuments. Creating a solar system. Simulating the era of colonialism in Africa. Plotting earthquakes on a world map. Believe it or not, these are just a handful of carefully crafted lesson plans aimed at helping Green Dot Public Schools’ students in Washington build their computational thinking skills.Read More >>
In November, Kirby Middle School celebrated their first fall harvest with fresh vegetables from their on-campus Learning Garden. Built right on the school’s campus, the garden is a new way for students to learn about science and healthy foods.
No matter how hard we work to give our students the tools they need to succeed inside school walls, we cannot have the lifelong impact students need without advocating alongside our community for healthy, clean neighborhood streets.Read More >>
With the end of the first semester under our belt, we checked in with some of our teachers from this year’s Adelante cohort to reflect on their time in the classroom so far.Read More >>
The Heidi Duckler Dance Theater recently concluded a six-week residency program at Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School, where students learned how to interpret subject matter from their English class into contemporary dance. This November, students showcased their hard work in a recital for family and friends.Read More >>
It’s hard to focus or learn without proper nourishment and sustained meals–this is true for adults and students alike. It’s why conversations around serving healthy breakfasts and lunches, as well as decreasing the burden of providing quality nutrition are buzzing across the world of education.Read More >>
On December 2, over 1,000 parents and community leaders gathered to advocate for change around six major issues facing their communities.Read More >>