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Forgotten APS Schools: Jerome Jones Elementary School

As if finding Atlanta Public Schools beginning with the letter I was hard enough, research schools that began with J were also challenging. Thus far, there was only one Atlanta Public School whose name began with a J from the time frame I am working with. 174 more words

Atlanta Public Schools

Knitting Club

Clubs and activities are an important part of a student’s experience at Founders Classical Academy. On top of chess club, soccer club, French club, and many others, we’ve offered a few unusual clubs in past years: lawn games club, for example, or ukulele club. 31 more words

Student Achievements

The Ten Points

Besides blood, toil, tears and sweat, our school is the product of a partnership between Hillsdale College and Responsive Education Solutions, an organization that runs over 70 charter schools throughout Texas and Arkansas. 288 more words

Classical Pedagogy

Students Shine in Annual Talent Show

Every year in the spring, Grammar and Upper School students put on a talent show, and it’s always one of the best school events we do. 143 more words

Upper School

Research ideas

In September 2015, I began teaching the new English GCSEs. We had five classes at GCSE: three mixed ability and two bottom sets (sets 4 & 5). 858 more words


Unintended Consequences: How Four Kids' Classical Education Affected Mom and Dad

Unintended Consequences: How Four Kids’ Classical Education Affected Mom and Dad
by Kyle Swartz, the parent of four students at Founders Classical Academy of Leander: Anna (Class of 2019), Emily (’20), Jonah (’23), and Michael (’26) 2,196 more words

Classical Pedagogy

What’s with the arrows and the bubbles?

Explaining things to very young Kindergarteners requires a special talent. I learned from Mrs. Rariden that when you are talking to five year olds, rather than saying “please have a seat,” you have to say “please make sure your bottom is on the chair, your feet are on the ground, and your head is facing forward.” Then they understand exactly what is expected and have a three-step plan for doing exactly what you want them to do.   517 more words

Classical Pedagogy