What I’m Going to Miss About Summit

This school year has been one of both personal and professional tremendous growth, enrichment, new experiences, and a connectivity to my 5th grade curriculum that I truly never experienced as a teacher before. And, I can say that the same is most likely true for my...

A Year In Review – Summit

Now that our school year is coming to an end, I can now truly understand the effectiveness of each unit in terms of the success each one had with the students’ acquiring and absorption of the subject material and accompanying skills.  I have to say, I am...

Understanding Summit and its Benefits

Now that we are almost through the school year,  I have had sufficient time to truly absorb summit and understand how it works, and have realized the benefits of the platform. My initial skepticism of the summit program has slowly faded, and admittedly, I am now...

Summit? Why?

So, when I was first told by the principal of this school that I will be implementing a new program for 5th grade called “Summit,” my first reaction and thought was, “Gees, another gimmicky program that another school bought into.”   And, I...