A few weeks ago one of our ninth-grade scholars delivered a welcome address to a group of distinguished guests at Success Academy High School of the Liberal Arts.
“In-the-moment” coaching is a hallmark of instructional leadership at Success Academy, and I have seen it work wonders for teaching and learning.
The single most important thing parents can do to support their elementary school scholars is to read to them and with them at home.
I accepted an invitation to visit Success Academy schools last month. I was curious to learn how these schools are getting children of all backgrounds to love learning and achieve at high levels…
This week, we’d like to address some of the frequently asked questions about reading aloud we’ve heard from parents over the years…
In the fight for educational equality, Success Academy is doing something transformative…
The math bee is an annual tradition at Success Academy that invites scholars to flex their math muscles in front of family members, teachers and peers. The questions are crafted to align to Common Core fluency standards, but also go beyond simple calculations or facts that must be memorized.
Wondering what to read with your child over Thanksgiving break? Check out our Director of Children’s Literature’s picks!
Questions about reading? Read more advice from Director of Children’s Literature Sara Yu!
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What does it look like when the quality of a scholar’s mathematics work is truly excellent?
Read about our first Success Academy hackathon and what it meant to the scholars who participated….
This year, we’re encouraging our scholars, families, teachers and other colleagues across Success Academy schools to make reading resolutions – resolving to read MORE and read BETTER to nourish themselves as readers.
I’m not a typical classroom teacher, but what I teach students is no less valuable than the math and science they learn every day…
Success Academy guarantees to all scholars the following inalienable rights as readers….
If you think that Americans are not crazy about soccer, think again!
We have compiled a list of nonfiction books that can pique your children’s interest in Dr. King and the civil rights movement and launch them into further research and discovery.
The why behind our controversial fifth amendment: Every Success Academy scholar has the right to NOT finish an Independent Reading book if a compelling reason is provided.
My scholars love the challenge and the creativity of acting. But what is an actor without an audience? That’s why we are putting on a show – the first-ever Success Academy middle school musical…
Are you a principal looking for a New Year’s resolution that will improve teaching and learning in your school? Make 2015 the year of real-time coaching!
Why are wordless picture books such an important piece of our curriculum?
On Monday, the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA) awarded the Randolph Caldecott Medal, the most prestigious award in children’s literature. The Caldecott Medal is awarded to “the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.”
Como madre de un hijo que estudiaba en una escuela pública de la ciudad de Nueva York, nunca estuve satisfecha con lo que parecía ser un programa de estudios primarios limitado que se enfocaba solamente en lectura y matemáticas. Estaba interesada en un enfoque educativo que apuntase al desarrollo integral del niño y me entusiasmé […]
This Valentine’s Day, as we celebrate our love of books across the Success Academy network, I’d like to share some of the joyful ways we spread our love of reading.
In January, Mr. Yoo’s seventh-graders competed against 16,577 students from the U.S. and other countries, all of them taking the same five-question test.