Learning at Park Academy

Park Academy Mission: Park Academy empowers students with diverse learning challenges to reach their highest potential of giftedness while excelling academically and becoming responsible citizens and community leaders. This week 90 bright-eyed, slightly nervous students, walked through the Park Academy doors to begin a new school year. They breathe life into the school and provide purpose for the meaningful work we do as […]
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By Craig Lowery, Head of School In the midst of “application season” this is an important question, and while it seems like it might be obvious, I find myself thinking and talking about this question regularly. A week doesn’t go by that I don’t receive an email or phone call with someone who says “My student doesn’t have dyslexia so would […]
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By Chris Devers, Upper School Teacher at Park Academy In my time as a teacher I have been on a constant search for good assistive technology.  I remember going to IDA conferences and sitting through presentation after presentation looking for just the right technology to bring back to our school.  I was excited the first time we got Franklin Spellers, […]
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By Craig Lowery, Head of School Greetings Park Academy Community. I wanted to take a moment to share about our 1,000 acts of kindness campaign that launched this week at the school. Here is the text of the email sent to our staff and the messaging we are sending to our students: Today I am issuing a challenge to the […]
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Mrs. Nemer’s class conducted a Love/Hate #2 experiment. This is a non-quantifiable science project based upon a Japanese researcher, Dr. Masuru Emoto, who looked at how ice crystals formed when exposed to positive words vs. negative words. This video highlights how his experiment turned out. We wanted to test this theory. With our experiment, we used freshly cooked rice instead […]
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