At Futures Academy, we are constantly researching and sharing relevant topics that affect our students and families. We also have guest bloggers sharing their research and best practices. Read our blogs to learn more!
Reading may not be a priority for children over the summer, but it should be. Why? Summer reading is essential for a child's ability to retain material from the previous year as well as to increase critical thinking skills for the next year.
Resilience is the ability to ‘bounce back’ after difficult times. It’s also the ability to adapt to difficult circumstances that you can’t change and keep on thriving. In fact, when you’re resilient, you often learn from difficult situations. How do we help teens build that?
Studies have found that acts of kindness are linked to increased feelings of wellbeing. Witnessing, doing, and receiving acts of kindness all lead to increased heart and mind health, lessens depression and increases feelings of love, strength and energy.
The face of education has been radically changed during the past 18 months. In addition to teachers and school administrators feeling the impact of COVID 19, the challenges to students and their families have been extraordinary.
Now more than ever, the idea of a fixed schedule is becoming extinct. Futures Academy has reinvented the concept of flexibility in learning with numerous options to give your student every opportunity to succeed.
This Fall, going back to school may be a challenge, but it doesn't mean that your child can't thrive this school year. With proper planning, encouraging your child and a consistent routine, your child can do well.
Futures Academy teachers are not encouraged to rush through a subject merely to check it off a list. Instead, they pace the curriculum so that students achieve full mastery of each concept before moving on.