Tenayuca Academy

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

Operating as usual

04/25/2018

Edutopia

Social and emotional learning activities that are easy to implement and organized by grade level.

04/20/2018

Edutopia

Speaking in front of a classroom can help English language learners focus on pronunciation and clarity—while providing a big boost in confidence.

In the news: MindShift

04/16/2018

San Antonio Charter Moms

“The Future Is Bilingual”

https://www.texasmonthly.com/the-culture/the-future-is-bilingual/

04/13/2018

Edutopia

Students who will be the first in their families to go to college get support to apply—and to persist until graduation.

04/13/2018

Edutopia

These middle schools were built on the idea that academic risk taking, fostered by social and emotional learning, can be a key to high achievement.

04/10/2018

Remezcla

If you need a pick-me-up today, then this part of the internet is for you.

04/03/2018

Remezcla

If you need a pick-me-up today, then this part of the internet is for you.

03/12/2018

Edutopia

You don’t have to be a college basketball fan to appreciate this classroom-worthy spin on the March Madness bracket. Have some fun!

03/10/2018

Edutopia

Take your pick from this excellent list of writing prompts for elementary, middle, and high school students.

03/06/2018

George W. Brackenridge Foundation

"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

NPR nprEd

edutopia.org 02/12/2018

7 Outstanding K–8 Flexible Classrooms

edutopia.org With lots of idea-generating pics!

02/03/2018

Edutopia

A dozen books that are perfect for girls who are into science, technology, engineering, or math.

01/07/2018

Edutopia

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!

11/23/2017

Remezcla

"Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures."

11/13/2017

Edutopia

7 ideas you can borrow from design thinking to improve your school culture.

11/11/2017

George W. Brackenridge Foundation

"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."

11/06/2017

Bill Gates

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.

10/21/2017

Harvard Graduate School of Education

The Value of Mistakes

10/19/2017

BeVisible Latinx

If you are thinking of pursuing grad school and don't want to end up with student debt, check out this scholarship exclusively for immigrants and children of immigrants that awards $90k for your studies http://bit.ly/BVGradSchool

10/18/2017

George W. Brackenridge Foundation

“'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

08/28/2017

HuffPost Latino Voices

Google.org, which works to support non-profits with funds and tools from Google, has invested $1 million to help launch the first-ever Latino Non-Profit Accelerator in California.

08/19/2017

The Atlantic

“I think having that close a proximity might really get administrators to get their act together.”

08/06/2017

Edutopia

“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.”

Learn more: http://edut.to/2vyxuwG

08/03/2017

Harvard Graduate School of Education

"It’s estimated that by the third generation, immigrants have completely lost fluency in their heritage languages." -Prof. Catherine Snow

http://hgse.me/2hqwSnB

07/30/2017

The Rivard Report

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.

cc: Great Hearts Texas; BASIS San Antonio Primary - North Central Campus; BASIS San Antonio Primary - Medical Center Campus;

07/30/2017

George W. Brackenridge Foundation

"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

07/26/2017

CNN

Girl Scouts can now earn badges through activities like programming robots, designing model race cars, writing code and going on environmentally conscious camping trips.

07/19/2017

Remezcla

The 68 Voces project aims to preserve Mexico’s indigenous languages and their myths, poems, and stories in the form of beautifully animated short films.

07/19/2017

Remezcla

When Luis Govea arrived to the US six years ago, he only knew simple English words like apple, red, white, and blue.

medium.com 07/14/2017

Do Middle Schools Make Sense?

https://www.facebook.com/many615/posts/10100101934261457

medium.com Research finds that keeping students in K–8 schools has benefits.

06/27/2017

George W. Brackenridge Foundation

"Like gaming, learning math requires grit and persistence—cornerstones of growth mindset—and is grounded in problem solving, flexible thinking, and pattern recognition."

EdSurge

06/21/2017

ATTN:

Congrats, University of Michigan, for making tuition free for low income families.

05/29/2017

HuffPost Latino Voices

Make tonight a family movie night.

05/25/2017

Remezcla

#LatinxGradCaps is one of the most inspirational hashtags of 2017.

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