If your students are gearing up to take college entrance exams like the ACT, SAT, and AP, one of Colorado's Best Kids has some great advice. Grant Morgan is a 2017 graduate of The Peak School in Frisco, CO. His nickname is "The Test Master" because he's aced so many of these tests. Read his top five tips here.
With an extensive background in coaching and as a summer camp counselor, Aldrich believed engaging students and families in lesson plans outside of the classroom could really separate the school from what others in the community could provide.
The Peak School philosophy believes whole-heartedly in student-centered learning and a progressive form of assessment known in the education world as 'standards-based grading,' which encourages 'mastery-based learning.' Though veterans of the standards-based system, Peak is now joined by a slew of school across the nation, who are adopting similar forms of learning and assessing.
The Peak School adopted standards-based grading early in the school's history, and the trend is becoming increasingly popular, so popular that Colleges may soon need to re-examine their admission processes.