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Meadowlark Family Academy

January 31, 2019 | Math Night

Please join us from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, for an interactive evening on the topic of: Mathematics at Meadowlark - The Basic Tenets of Learning pre-K through 8th grade. 
The theme for the night is "Mathematics learning can be enhanced by creating opportunities for students to persevere through productive struggle, make and learn from mistakes, and develop flexible, personally meaningful strategies for solving problems. 
In the first half of the evening, participants will do some mathematics and experience our theme. The second half the of evening will be grade level breakout sessions where participants can continue to focus on the evening's theme with teachers at a specific grade level. . 
Childcare will not be provided during this Academy session. We are asking our middle level students to be involved in the learning. Your  RSVP is necessary to help us plan and prepare for the event.  
 

November 8, 2018 | Healthy Use of Technology in the Home   

We are pleased to announce our SECOND Family Academy night at Meadowlark School for the 2018-19 school year!  A school with an innovative instructional program requires time to teach students how it works and additional time to teach adults how instruction works.  We are proud of the progress our students are making and how they continue to thrive within a project-based learning environment. We invite you to attend this year's second in a series of family education evenings called the Meadowlark Family Academy designed to help families better understand our instructional program. 
  
Please join us from 5:45 - 7:30 pm on Thursday, November 8, 2018  for an interactive evening on the topic of:
Healthy Use of Technology at Home - A Night for 5th-8th Grade Students and their Families. Participants will be engaged in meaningful conversations about the role of technology and its impact on families. A panel of experts from our community will share helpful advice and then families will work together to create a family technology agreement. Childcare will not be provided during this Academy session. We are asking our middle level students to be involved in the learning. This evening will focus on adult and 5th-8th grade students working in partnership. 
 

September 27, 2018 | Student Led Learning

We are pleased to announce our first Family Academy night at Meadowlark School for the 2018-19 school year!  A school with an innovative instructional program requires time to teach students how it works and additional time to teach adults how instruction works.  We are proud of the progress our students are making and how they continue to thrive within a project-based learning environment. We invite you to attend this year's first in a series of family education evenings called the Meadowlark Family Academy designed to help families better understand our instructional program.   Please join us from 5:30 - 7:30 pm on Thursday, September 27, 2018 

April 19, 2018 | Design Thinking & Student Led Learning

We are pleased to announce our third Family Academy night at Meadowlark School.  Please join us from 6:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  Opening a school with a different instructional program takes time to teach students how it works and even more time to teach adults how things work.  We are very proud of the progress our students are making and how they are adjusting to a project-based learning environment. We invite you to attend the third in a series of family education evenings called the Meadowlark Family Academy designed to help families better understand our instructional program. 


February 15, 2018 | Project-Based Learning Through Design Thinking

Our second Family Academy is scheduled for Thursday, February 15 from 6-8 pm (This is the Thursday before a four-day weekend). The second Academy section will focus on Project-Based Learning and Passion Projects. We will use the Design Thinking process to engage and educate our parents about these important instructional tools at Meadowlark. This session will be a tremendous opportunity to truly engage our families as partners. Teachers are strongly encouraged (but not required)  to join this interactive and important session. Dinner will be provided for staff who participate and school-age childcare will be available. 


January 25, 2018 | Social Emotional Learning

We are pleased to announce our first Family Academy night at Meadowlark School.  Opening a school with a different instructional program takes time to teach students how it works and even more time to teach adults how things work.  We are very proud of the progress our students are making and how they are adjusting to a project-based learning environment. We invite you to attend the first in a series of family education evenings called the Meadowlark Family Academy designed to help families better understand our instructional program. 

Please join us from 6:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, January 25, 2018  for an interactive evening on the topics of:


Check out the videos from the Social Emotional Learning Parent Academy night

Session 1

Huddle Time ExampleSession 2