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Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Social-Emotional Learning

In our approach to education at Colorado SKIES Academy, we emphasize methods that foster learners’ social-emotional learning. Social-emotional learning is the process through which learners understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others,…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Real-World Experiences

Consider this for a moment: What would be an ideal way to learn about flight and all that it involves? Do textbooks, lectures, and maybe a few videos help learners gain a firm grasp and understanding of the concepts?  What…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Partnering with Home and Community

At Colorado SKIES Academy, we don’t believe that education happens solely within the four walls of a school. On the contrary, we believe education that produces well-rounded children is a result of synergy and collaboration between the school, the home,…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Social Intelligence

In the Colorado SKIES Academy approach to project-based learning, which produces well-rounded kids, social intelligence is a key component of whole-child development. What do we mean by social intelligence? It’s a person’s ability to interact well with others. It’s often…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Project-Based Learning

Spend even just a few moments inquiring about Colorado SKIES Academy’s approach to education, and one of the first things you’ll hear about is project-based learning, or PBL. It’s at the core of our approach to school and a proven…

Exploring Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Habit 7 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Colorado SKIES Academy’s educational philosophy and approach. So here we are. We’ve explored six of the seven habits and why they’re important to us and our…

Exploring Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Habit 6 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Colorado SKIES Academy’s educational philosophy and approach. Whether in the classroom, the workplace, relationships, or life in general, learning to compromise can be an important and…

Exploring Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Habit 5 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Colorado SKIES Academy’s educational philosophy and approach. They say communication is key, but if we lack understanding in our relationships and interactions, how can we ever…

Exploring Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Habit 4 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Colorado SKIES Academy’s educational philosophy and approach. “In the long run, if it isn’t a win for both of us, we both lose. That’s why win-win is the…