The list below contains websites that your child can use to practice skills during distance learning. These sites vary by grade level. Check your student's individual distance learning packets for sign-in information.
Websites we use at school – These sites vary by grade level. Check your individual student packets for additional log in information.
iXL - www.ixl.com – You will find a sheet in your packet with log in instructions. This site is for practice in all grades for all subjects.
xtramath - www.xtramath.org – Fact practice
Raz Kids - https://www.kidsa-z.com/main/Login - Reading practice and comprehension
Epic! - https://www.getepic.com/ - access thousands of books, videos, quizzes, etc.
CNN10 - https://www.cnn.com/cnn10 - current events/news
Teach Your Monster to Read - https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/u/2060440
Typing Club - https://the-academy-for-teaching-and-learning.typingclub.com/portal/
Other recommended sites can be found on the following bookmark pages:
K - 4 http://www.draggo.com/mrsodell
5 - 8 http://www.draggo.com/mrswade
Printable copy of websites websites_for_distance_learning.pdf
In accordance with the Chester County School District, The Academy has cancelled the third grade field trip for next week.
Trips that are planned for the fourth quarter will be evaluated after Spring Break as we gain more insight on the impact of the Coronavirus: COVID-19 on our community and school. Please contact the school if you have any questions and check back regularly for updates!
The Academy celebrated "Read Across America" week with many fun activities, including guest readers from the community and a character parade. The theme of the week was "kindness" based on the book Horton Hears a Who. To show kindness and give back to the community, students collected paper products for the Center of Hope Women's Shelter. Students exceeded their goal of 200 rolls! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
Yearbooks are on sale now. To ensure that your student has a yearbook reserved for them, place your order today. Deadline to order yearbooks for $25.00 is Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Any yearbooks purchased after this date will be $30.00.
The Academy for Teaching and Learning’s 2019-2020 yearbook will be hardbound and in color.
Below is a list of holiday events for each grade level
Kindergarten/1st grade - "It's the most spectacular day of the year!" K and 1st will celebrate with a Christmas Extravaganza, which will include breakfast, ornament making, cookie decorating, pictures with Santa and more! Wear your pj's for a day full of fun!!
2nd grade - "The Littlest Christmas Tree" program will be presented on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 2:00. Christmas parties will be held Dec. 18 at 2:30.
3rd grade - Christmas Party will be held Dec. 18 at 2:30.
4th/5th grade - "Holiday Windows" program will be presented Thursday, December 12 at 6:00 pm. Christmas Parties will be Dec. 18 at 2:30.
Middle School - Parties will be held Dec. 18 at 2:30 in the cafeteria.
Our band concert will be Dec. 10 at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria.
Please see your child's teacher for specific questions about these events.