Tenayuca Academy is San Antonio's first K-8 Expeditionary Dual Language school. At Tenayuca Academy, we believe that how children learn is just as important as what they learn.
Our curriculum is structured around the unifying themes of bilingualism/biliteracy and active learning through the use of a Two Way Dual Immersion Program and Expeditionary Experiences. Expeditions are designed with the San Antonio Community in mind and meet the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) requirements. Our expeditionary experiences are interactive, hands-on projects that spark cur
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“The Future Is Bilingual”
"Again and again, researchers have found, 'bilingualism is an experience that shapes our brain for a lifetime.'"
San Antonio will have a new dual-language option in August 2018. Learn more about LEEP Dual Language Academies: https://www.leepacademies.org
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A community raised $6 million to construct an innovative 30,000-square-foot facility complete with makerspaces and learning labs. See why the transformed school has people oohing and aahing!
"As San Antonio, the seventh largest city in America, claims its place on the national stage, it will need to address one of its most chronic and persistent issues, the exceptionally low graduation rates of some of its hardest-hit ZIP Codes. Almost 300,000 people — or roughly 20 percent of the population — have not graduated from high school."
Only half of the American students who start college will graduate with a diploma.
That’s why I’m constantly on the lookout for schools that defy those odds – places where students are more likely to graduate than not.
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“'With all the bad news, it’s clear that if we can keep this forward progression going, Latinos could achieve educational equality,' said [Megan] Fasules. 'They’re moving forward, we just need to figure out the right supports to keep them on that trajectory.'
#edchat #edreform #highstandardsforall #schoolchoice
The Hechinger Report Georgetown University Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce Lumina Foundation Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
“Both my parents are immigrants….They actually risked their lives for me to have a better life. He [my teacher] told me to take a risk, too, to finish high school.”
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"It’s estimated that by the third generation, immigrants have completely lost fluency in their heritage languages." -Prof. Catherine Snow
If high-performing public charter schools like Great Hearts Monte Vista, BASIS San Antonio Shavano Campus, KIPP San Antonio Public Schools, and IDEA Public Schools can expand more quickly, they will be able to serve more students and more quickly boost the college-educated workforce in San Antonio.
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"According to the latest census, one in four adults in San Antonio reads at a fifth-grade level or lower, making them functionally illiterate. Out of the 77 largest cities in the United States, the Alamo City came in at 73rd when it comes to literacy."
KENS 5 & Kens5.com Each One Teach One San Antonio (EOTOSA) SAReads San Antonio Youth Literacy San Antonio Public Library
medium.com Research finds that keeping students in K–8 schools has benefits.
Congrats, University of Michigan, for making tuition free for low income families.
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We envision a world where all women and girls are empowered to transform themselves, their families, and their communities.
We are @SAISD’s Talent Team. We’re looking for top talent to #teach and #lead students in the ❤️ of the city of San Antonio. #LeadSanAntonio #TeachSanAntonio
Buzu Trading Cards - The creation and re-creation of educational trading cards that interconnect with other value-based platforms (such as a behavior management system and trading card game).
STEM Early College High School Students, Teachers and their Robots...
Activating San Antonio's tech industry as one voice to support public & private work needed to build a robust tech economy for SA into the 21st century Register for TechFuel tickets @ https://www.tobincenter.org/box-office/2021-10/2021-techfuel?
A call to action, an initiative, and a outreach offered to Catholic parishes designed to strengthen marriages through a variety of resources.
"Vir Quisque Vir"
EFNEP offers practical lessons in basic nutrition, food preparation, food budget management and food safety in settings convenient for the participants.
Texas Computer Cooperative's iTCCS is a comprehensive, hosted solution with applications for business, human resources, student services, and PEIMS.
Turn-key service provider partnered w/ Elkay-Interior Systems Inc., SICO, Chrane, SII, and Texas Digital. BuyBoard/TIPS USA/Choice Partners/ Approved
We provide educators with practical research-based approaches & strategies that engage ELLs while they become proficient in academic language in English.