How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas?
You are busy this summer planning and reworking lessons — adding, adjusting, and tweaking. Here’s something to think about, fast forward to fall: We know students do plenty of listening…read more
Time for A Brain Break!
Adolescence is a time of rapid change and growth. The brain undergoes major reorganization and bodies start to mature. Middle school students develop an awareness of and respect for other…read more
FIT Academy to Consider Adopting ASCD’s Whole Child Model
At the regularly scheduled board meeting on December 14th, the FIT Academy board will consider adoption of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)’s Whole Child school model. For…read more
FIT Academy’s New Home in Apple Valley
We are pleased to announce that FIT Academy Charter School has signed a lease to occupy the building formerly home to Paideia Academy. The building in located in the heart…read more
Announcing Two New Partnerships!
FIT Academy strongly believes in engaging community partners to enhance the school’s mission of serving students. We understand the need to draw from the strength of outside experts. In this…read more
Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices
When presented with new material, standards, and complicated topics, we need to be focused and calm as we approach our assignments. We can use brain breaks and focused-attention practices to…read more
Can Running Make You Smarter?
To strengthen your mind, you may first want to exert your leg muscles, according to a sophisticated new experiment involving people, mice and monkeys. The study’s results suggest that long-term…read more