Dear iLearn Academy Parents, The summer is approaching quickly. If you are thinking about how to maintain or improve your students' reading comprehension and math skills during the summer yet still want them to have fun, we have an excellent solution for you.
Our students come to iLearn Academy with different abilities and needs. That's why this summer, the language arts teachers, math teachers, and science/technology teachers have all collaborated to develop a curriculum that meets the learning needs of our diverse learners. We created a thematic unit plan "Eyeing Tornadoes" for our summer program. Over the summer, our students are going to learn all about tornadoes; students are going to read, write, do math and science, and create a tornado story through a fun and engaging ITI model - they are going to learn and research about a tornado by watching video clips, reading informational texts, creating science experiments, building 3D replicas of a tornado shelter, and taking a field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry.
The i-Generation learners, your children, today are constantly exposed to technology, and it's a natural evolution for us to employ technology in our unit plans. Students will have fun utilizing video clips, interactive writing tools, computer simulations, and hands-on materials to keep them engaged in the learning process. Together, we will create some lasting memories this summer and stay engaged in an exciting learning environment. We are looking forward to teaching the new "Tornado" unit to our students.