Athlos Academies Blog

“Students are hearing what you are not saying”

“Students are hearing what you are not saying”

In education, a question is often asked, “What makes a great teacher?” Of course, the term “great” is subjective but we can all name that one person (or if you are lucky the several) that reached our definition of great. For many of us, while sitting in a less than stimulating classroom, what we heard from our teachers was very similar to what Charlie Brown heard!

Do you have girt?

Performance Character and Academic Achievement

The current buzz word in education is grit. Everyone is talking about grit. Angela Duckworth popularized the topic and has even provided a test to determine your grit score. How much grit do you have?

Fit Bodies, Fit Minds: The Athlos Approach

Fit Bodies, Fit Minds: The Athlos Approach

Did you know that despite an obesity epidemic in the United States, only 3.8% of the nation’s elementary schools are offering daily physical education? Doesn’t sound logical, does it? Well, we don’t think so either.