There has never been a school year quite like 2020-2021. In response to the challenges of learning in the midst of a pandemic, educators across the nation have found creative solutions to keep students engaged, from Olympic-style learning games to “Focus Fridays” that give students dedicated time to stay on top of schoolwork. Teachers in […]
One Year Later: From Shutdown Stress to Academic Success, Teachers and Students Navigated ‘Whirlwind’ Year Together
As Stephanie Knox followed the news early last spring, she sensed that COVID-19 would probably force schools to close their doors for a long period of time. “Two weeks,” said Knox, the principal at Prairie Heights Middle School in Evans, Colo. “I remember thinking that was a long time back then.” This was March 2020, […]
The Performance Academy is a learning model designed for student-athletes and artists in grades 4-8 that allows them to attend school in the mornings and train in the afternoons. Summit Learning has helped students continue to excel in school and extracurricular activities during the pandemic.