Nominations for the 2018-19 Summit Learning Spotlight are now open! Enter today with your own story about how Summit Learning Schools and educators have made parents their partners in learning.
Setting the stage for students’ success in college and beyond has been Pasadena Independent School District’s (PISD) goal in implementing the Summit Learning instructional approach, which they refer to as the Connect Program. In 2017–18, 7th and 8th grade students using the Connect Program made significant gains in math and reading.
The Summit Learning Program Today and Tomorrow, A Message from Summit Public Schools CEO Diane Tavenner
What started off as a small pilot at Summit Public Schools with only 19 schools in 2015, today serves more than 380 schools, nearly 3,800 educators, and more than 72,000 students across the U.S. Our community continues to grow — as does the team working in support of it. We believe the Program is ready to succeed as its own. With our support, a new nonprofit will independently lead and operate the Summit Learning Program beginning in the 2019-2020 school year.
In this post, I share how to prepare students for peer tutoring, with advice on training tutors to strategies for pairing specific peer groups based on assessment data and student strengths. Last week, I discussed why peer tutoring works for my 7th grade students. From encouraging learners to stretch out of their comfort zones and […]
Peer tutoring has made all the difference in elevating the level of learning and engagement for students in Catherine Birch’s 7th grade class. Read about the specific kinds of growth Catherine has seen in her students, in the first of this two-part article on peer tutoring.
For seventh grade ELA Teacher Christy Kozlowski, being an educator is an intentional choice and a calling. She describes how Summit Learning empowers her to truly differentiate learning for each student, helping all students meet or exceed grade-level content and skills.