Empowering Youth of Promise through Education
Empowering Youth of Promise through Education

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Student of the Month: Katherine Stone

Kate Stone is a nine year old who attends Ryan Elementary in Jefferson County. In just five months, Kate increased her Reading by 2.5 grade levels and one grade level in Spelling! She has interests in painting, software development, and being a paleontologist. Kate is such an attentive and focused student. She received an award for being the Most Improved Student in May 2017!

The Data Show the Direct Instruction Teaching Method Really Works!

“If the child hasn’t learned, the teacher hasn’t taught.” That’s the philosophy behind Direct Instruction, an educational technique that challenges the mantras of modern bureaucrats and shows that even the most disadvantaged children can excel, if only schools will teach them. And the evidence for the success of Direct Instruction is much more than anecdotal: major long-term studies provide powerful evidence of its success, and disturbing evidence for the futility of the more popular techniques that dominate our schools. Continue Reading

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