Category: Culture and Curriculum

Empower Generations Collaborative Project Design
EG Guides Capitalize On Consistent Collaboration, Coaching For Higher Quality Project Design, Learner Success

For practitioners of PBL, the project design process is essential to learner success. With this in mind, the team at Empower Generations – known as guides – have instituted a collaborative Read more…

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March Is Arts Education Month! The Arts Matter at EG

At Empower Generations, we know that creating and exploring the world through arts experience enhances all subject areas for our learners. Because arts education is an integral part of developing Read more…

Rights, Responsibilities, Relationships
Rights, Responsibilities, Relationships!

Our interdisciplinary History projects are in full swing! Learners in multiple grades and cohorts are exploring different lenses of citizenship as they bring lessons from the past into modern times Read more…

Social Emotional Learning Empower Generations
Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Grit

What does it take to really succeed? Some might call it drive or determination. At Empower Generations, we like to call it grit, and it is a crucial component of Read more…

Social Emotional Learning Empower Generations
Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Grit

What does it take to really succeed? Some might call it drive or determination. At Empower Generations, we like to call it grit, and it is a crucial component of Read more…

Empower Generations Social Emotional Learning
Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Zest

“Enthusiasm is the electricity of life.” —Gordon Parks Central to the Empower Generations approach to project-based learning is a belief that education works best when it’s energetic. Rather than being Read more…

Social Emotional Learning
Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Curiosity

“Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” — Golda Meir Within the Empower Generations education model, we believe kids are Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Self-Control

By definition, social-emotional learning (SEL) helps kids tap into their emotions and how they affect what they do. So it should follow that an essential component of SEL is an Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Gratitude

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include Read more…

Social Emotional Learning
Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Growth Mindset

At Empower Generations, we believe when kids learn how to face challenges, they grow into leaders. As part of our emphasis on social-emotional learning (SEL), we believe it’s important to Read more…

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Empower Generations Culture: Components of Social-Emotional Learning — Optimism

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is one of the core elements of the Empower Generations approach to education. Through social-emotional learning, learners understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel Read more…

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 Read more…