No matter what the 2021-22 school year brings, Lauren Partma is confident she’ll be able to handle it. Partma, a history and English teacher at McKinley School of the Arts in Pasadena, Calif., learned a valuable lesson from all she experienced as an educator over the past year-and-a-half. “Not let the little things bother me […]
McKinley School of the Arts
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, […]
A sixth-grade English teacher discovers that Summit Learning can help her most gifted students achieve more, without leaving anyone in her classroom behind.