Athlos Academies Blog

Opening Doors to Success Through Physical Activity

When you think of PE, what goes through your mind? Maybe a “tenured” football coach rolling a few basketballs out onto a court and saying “have at it”? A bevy of kids sitting in small clusters in the bleachers, faces illuminated by their iPhone’s?

Teacher testimonial

Innovative Assessment

Take a moment to reflect back to your K-12 school years…. Maybe you are cringing as you see the big red C- sitting at the top of your exam… or maybe you can hear your teacher’s voice: “NO TALKING. This is a test”… or maybe you’re starting to sweat as you remember the long, multiple choice quizzes over EVERY CHAPTER OF THE BOOK.

“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!