Learning Academy Blog

Secondary Literacy - Skill Acquisition Or Reading For Meaning?
There has been longstanding debate around secondary literacy. Is it more important to continue teaching reading skills to struggling older readers or is it more important to teach comprehension strategies and have students read for meaning?
Personalized Learning Menus in 1st Grade By Kristen Wright and Erin Cordova
Content. Content. Content. In our experience working with other teachers in and out of the district, one question that we get consistently is about content. “If you are doing all of this to personalize learning, how are you reaching all of your science and social…
Parties with a Purpose By Kirsten Sola
At Stone Mountain Elementary in Highlands Ranch, school parties go beyond eating snacks and playing games. Students use  parties as an opportunity to make an impact in their community through Service Learning! For each party, the school partners with a different…