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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…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Optimism

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is one of the core elements of the Colorado SKIES Academy approach to education. Through social-emotional learning, learners understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Zest

“Enthusiasm is the electricity of life.” —Gordon Parks Central to the Colorado SKIES Academy approach to project-based learning is a belief that education works best when it’s energetic. Rather than being stale and rote, it’s filled with excitement. That excitement,…

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: Whole-Child Development

Last week we introduced the importance of social-emotional learning at Colorado SKIES Academy. Social-emotional learning is integral to our whole-child educational approach.  A whole-child mind-set means that we are focused on far more than teaching to tests or holding up…

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…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Grit

What does it take to really succeed? Some might call it drive or determination. At Colorado SKIES Academy, we like to call it grit, and it is a crucial component of social-emotional learning. We define grit as “having courage and…

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: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Grit

What does it take to really succeed? Some might call it drive or determination. At Colorado SKIES Academy, we like to call it grit, and it is a crucial component of social-emotional learning. We define grit as “having courage and…

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