Last fall, a selective group of Fellows who are changing education came to Aspen Academy to see transformational education in action, and to see what it looks like to bring to life a vision. Their observations left them inspired.
Reading, writing and practicing mathematics over the summer really does make a difference! Aspen Academy provides a Summer Academics packet to support and your students in staying engaged to avoid the "summer slide."
Each May, Aspen Academy students have the opportunity to participate in experiential, expeditionary education that blends learnings from the year, from history and science to entrepreneurship and service learning. Read on to learn more about these trips.
BossGirl has set out to get more girls involved in the world of entrepreneurship, supporting them with a space to promote and sell at local markets. At their Spring Market, Aspen students Riley Fenton, Arden Ritter, and Delaney McCallum showcased what they're learning as entrepreneurs and as part of the Aspen Entrepreneurial Institute.
In April, we celebrated our value of “Be Kind,” with a month-long campaign including acts of kindness, a community art project, and overall focus on this value. Aspen community members Mrs. Cho and Mr. Skipwith share their experiences, "I try to do my small part to make sure I can be at least one kind voice for everyone whenever they may need it."
With technology rapidly on the rise, artificial intelligence surfacing in business applications and big data creating a foundation in all our lives, coding is becoming the language of the 21st Century. Learn how students -- and parents -- at Aspen Academy are raising the bar...
At Aspen Academy each April, the hallways in the Middle School are abuzz with excitement: everyone knows that 6th grade is about to begin the Roller Coaster Project. The Roller Coaster Project combines an understanding of Physics with the ability to work in groups.
Eighth Grade student Alessa Jackson, CEO of Creative Canvas, founded the organization as a non-profit. She produces one-of-a-kind, commissioned splatter-painted canvas artwork with proceeds benefitting nonprofit organizations...
In 2014, when Annie and Emily Fox founded their non-profit called Project Baby Bear, they set out to make the world a better place one teddy bear at a time. Over the past five years, the pair have donated thousands of teddy bears to children and adults "who need a smile, a hug, or just a little extra love."
This week, we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who changed the world with his dream and his vision to serve others and ensure that their differences were given a voice. His work is not done. His vision inspires one of our values, “Make the World Better.”
Last week, we welcomed amazing entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the Denver metro area at Aspen Academy for a discussion with Kristina Scala on the possibilities in education. "I was blown away by Aspen Academy..."