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21st Century Skills for 21st Century Learners

Nick Wilbourn / 2014-06-09

We live in an ever-changing world, one in which the ways we process and engage with information is becoming increasingly digital and the jobs that we hold significantly more dependent upon technology. Today’s youth live in a time where they are surrounded by technology everywhere they go. The... Read more.

What does it mean to professionalize para-educators?

Philip Kovacs, Ph.D / 2014-05-29

Consider your strategic goals for the school year. If student achievement, fiscal efficiencies, and/or managerial improvements are in your plan then professionalizing your non-certified employees may provide you the opportunity to maximize human resources and further impact your success.  


Professionalizing your school support staff means partnering with an organization that specializes in education and human capital management to provide qualified and tra... Read more.

Robotics Summer Camp

Nick Wilbourn / 2014-05-29

Looking for a great way to beat the summer heat? Try robotics!


Now that summer is in full swing, so are summer camps at Appleton Learning. Several of our branches recently began their summer camps including Robotics where students of all ages can learn how to be rock star engineers with LEGO Mindstorms.


In case you’re not familiar, LEGO Mindstorms is a program in which students use software and hardware kits to build cust... Read more.

Genius Training Summer Camp

Sonia Robinson / 2014-05-29

A study skills camp including time management, note taking, and organization.


Professional Athletes don’t just train harder, they train smarter. Think about Appleton’s Genius Training Summer Camp as professional athletic training for the mind. Students will leave this mental workout with tools and techniques that will help them maximize study sessions during the school year, ensuring that time spent “training” for a test or practici... Read more.

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