Athlos Academies Blog

Talking Energy/Zest with Molly Loveless

Energy/Zest As part of the Performance Character pillar, Athlos teaches 12 character traits that positively impact student success. Athlos believes it’s important to help students first recognize and then develop Performance Character strengths—traits like leadership, energy/zest, creativity, and initiative. These concepts are part of daily academic instruction, athletic activities, and community events that take place in Athlos […]

The Impact of a Growth Mindset on Student Achievement and Success

With 24 years of classroom teaching experience, Giselle Isbell, Athlos Academies director of Prepared Mind, understands the importance of growth mindset in education. In her early years of teaching, it was a fifth-grade student with a learning disability who first taught Isbell the power of a growth mindset. This student struggled greatly with fluency and […]

Attendance Matters: Creating Good Attendance Habits Helps Students Succeed at School

September is attendance awareness month and a great time to set intentions about making sure students are present in class. Did you know that missing just two days of school per month adds up to missing a total of 10 percent of the school year? Students with high attendance rates score higher on tests and […]