Developing school leadership while prioritizing learning recovery

Developing school leadership while prioritizing learning recovery

On September 27, 2022, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced that the Department of Education is addressing the teacher shortage, stating that they’re “treating our efforts to recruit, prepare, and retain a talented and diverse educator workforce with the...
The Science of Reading & Springboard’s curriculum

The Science of Reading & Springboard’s curriculum

Now that we’ve unpacked why Springboard’s curriculum aligns with the science of reading, we’re going to focus on how the science of reading is interwoven throughout our curriculum. Springboard’s curriculum can be broken down into two categories: code-based reading and...
Why the science of reading?

Why the science of reading?

Teaching a child how to read is a delicate and complex process involving many different parts. For as long as reading has been taught, there’s been much debate on what approach is best. Recently, research from cognitive scientists surrounding the science of reading...
Behind the “Collaborative”

Behind the “Collaborative”

There’s a saying Springboard has that’s behind all of our programs: “Families are the experts on their children; teachers are the experts on their students.”  Springboard was originally founded in Philadelphia in 2012 by our CEO Alejandro Gibes de Gac. Alejandro had...
Impact of family engagement for the development of the whole child

Impact of family engagement for the development of the whole child

As a first-grade classroom teacher, the development of the whole child has always been at the forefront of my thinking, but it was particularly during this past year and a half as I taught in a COVID world.  We can’t expect our students to flourish in every way if we...