Category: Culture and Curriculum

Empower Generations Charter School
Empower Generations Charter School Culture: Whole-Child Development

Last week we introduced the importance of social-emotional learning at Empower Generations Charter School. 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 Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Social-Emotional Learning

In our approach to education at Empower Generations, 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, and Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Real-World Experiences

Empower Generations emphasizes 21st-century skills and preparing learners for the work world, and tangible experiences help elevate the learning process. Examples include our DreamUp to Space challenges, where teams of learners come up with scientific research projects that launch to Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Building 21st-Century Skills

At Empower Generations / Innovation Studios, what’s important is not only ensuring learners are receiving an academically well-rounded education but also that they have the tools they need to succeed in an ever-changing world. That’s why we place a high Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Partnering with Home and Community

At Empower Generations / Innovation Studios, 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, Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Project-Based Learning

Spend even just a few moments inquiring about Empower Generations / Innovation Studios’ 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 Read more…

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Empower Generations / Innovation Studios Culture: Individual Learning Plans

At the heart of the Empower Generations / Innovation Studios approach to learning is a firm belief that because every child is different, there is a great benefit in education that embraces a learner’s individuality. Setting goals at the beginning Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘L’ in ‘iLEAD’?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. We are proud to be a part of iLEAD Schools.   “You are here in order to enable the world Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What’s the ‘i’ in ‘iLEAD’?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. We are proud to be a part of iLEAD Schools. Last week, we introduced you to what’s behind the letters Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: What Does “iLEAD” Mean?

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ educational philosophy and approach. We are proud to be a part of iLEAD Schools. Recently, we took some time to unpack one of the Read more…

Love and Logic
Raising Responsible Kids with Love and Logic: Making the Internet Safer for Your Kids

By Dr. Charles Fay of Love and Logic Love and Logic is the school-wide discipline program embraced by Empower Generations. According to a survey from the Love and Logic Institute, one in five American parents is more concerned about the Read more…

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Exploring Empower Generations Culture: Habit 7 of the 7 Habits

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of articles on the pillars of Empower Generations’ 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 learners Read more…