Shoulder to Shoulder and Imagine Community Academy offers comprehensive mentoring that includes personalized instruction and self-directed learning to underserved, underperforming middle and high school students so they can become free to imagine and realize their future.

 

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Helping Students Think for Themselves

With simple and clear learning prompts, students were cut loose to discover through news and internet sources details and facts about Hurricane Harvey that organically stimulated their curiosities about aspects of the natural disaster of most interest to them. 19 Trillion Gallons of Water For example; three of our students (in photo above) became intrigued […]

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Why Add An Academic Component To STS?

Learning Gaps are the reason we are doing IMAGINE Community Academy Learning gap refers to the relative performance of individual students—i.e., the disparity between what a student has actually learned and what he or she was expected to learn at a particular age or grade level. One of the more consequential outcomes of learning gaps […]

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Why Include Girls in STS?

More than one occasion I have been asked: “Why are we now including girls in an organization that has historically mentored fatherless boys?” My reply: Our vision must grow to include more than mentoring fatherless boys, and it must become greater than delivering a globally educated workforce. Our goal must expand to empower children, both […]

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