What is Academic Rigor?

Is it assigning more homework: 30 math problems instead of 20, 25 sentence diagrams in place of 10, or 10 page paper instead of 5?  I don’t believe that doing more homework is necessarily more rigorous.  I believe it’s just more. Academic rigor is the educational experience that engages students in content to help themContinue reading “What is Academic Rigor?”

Did you know?

Did you know … that our students are awesome! Here are a few of their accomplishments during the 2018-2019 school year. Our 7th grade STEM teams took first & second place in the county-wide STEM Fair.  The competition included all of the county middle schools – public and private. Two of our 9th grade studentsContinue reading “Did you know?”

New Learning Opportunities

With all your summer vacation activities, what your students learned during the school year may fade a little over the break. That’s where Vacation Stations comes in. Rising 1st-7th grade students can sharpen their academic skills and prepare for the next grade by doing just two pages a day of math, language, and reading reviews. And parentsContinue reading “New Learning Opportunities”