Studio Maintenance has gone on longer than normal the past couple of weeks, and the heroes have discussed different solutions to conquer this problem. At last week’s town hall meeting, they voted to not start close until the studio is completely clean. Due to this vote, close has become shorter, which has disappointed them. During a … Continue reading Cleaning Conquerors!
Throughout their Entrepreneur quest, the heroes have learned valuable life lessons from starting their own businesses. They began the quest filled with confidence, turning their passion into a business idea. They had the fortitude to take action, transforming their ideas to a product that would serve the needs (or wants) of others. They dared to … Continue reading Entrepreneurs at Heart
Last week we watched a video with Kirk Cousins (Vikings Quarterback) sharing about his role as a leader, the importance of trusting the Holy Spirit’s leading over his own ideas, and the desire to serve God in all he does. What a great way to kickoff something new taking place in the elementary studio - … Continue reading Huddle Up – The ES Has Squad Groups!
Journey Academy heroes take ownership of their learning. They build self-esteem and increase confidence when they set their goals each morning, looking over their badge books, and making decisions on their own. They are intrinsically motivated to focus, stay on task in order to meet their goals. They are in control of the pace and … Continue reading Owning their Learning
Every morning, the heroes set goals for the day. They also confidently set their goals for the whole school year. Setting goals helps them take responsibility for their own behaviors and learning. As they set goals, they make a conscious choice to challenge themselves and make tough decisions to deal with any obstacles they … Continue reading Heroes with Goals
Journey Academy was so blessed to welcome a special visitor this past week. Many of you had the pleasure of meeting Ellie and hear her speak about her experience as a pioneer in education. She was part of the first graduating class at Acton Academy in Austin, Texas. We are beyond thankful for her insight … Continue reading Dream Big. Pray Big.
The ELS heroes have accepted the challenge to develop grit. They have convinced each other that effort counts twice than talent. Many heroes chose perseverance as the most important character trait for them to succeed. And although at first they did not know what resilience meant, they were confident that they were resilient because they … Continue reading Getting Gritty
The Entrepreneurship Quest has officially begun and these heroes are eager for the arrival of the Children’s Business Fair on Saturday, September 29. This week the heroes picked a product they will sell, wrote a pitch, and shared it with their parents. Many of you received a call yesterday about supporting your hero’s passion by … Continue reading We Are Entrepreneurs!