Facilitating leadership training with upperclassmen to bring about learning

Celebrating “New Freshman Day”!

May 13, 2016 // 1 Comment

In two weeks 450 freshmen will enter our building for a District mandated visit. If it were a holiday, it would be New Freshman Day. The visit is only 90 minutes long and we already have 2000 people [...]

Goal Setting Revelations

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

During the first quarter of this year, the teachers of The Freshman Academy have been working with goal setting. We started by making personal goals that we were open to discussing with the rest of [...]

You are smart and scary!

September 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

I doubt any student leaders get up in the morning and say “I’m smart and scary!” but that’s what I told the tutors at our training last week. All over the country juniors and [...]

Examples Matter

September 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

We did a training yesterday for our Peer Tutors working in our online classrooms. This a pilot program for our Apex platform. Many students who fail classes and are moved to the Apex learning [...]