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How to Foster a Growth Mindset in the Classroom

Teaching isn’t simply about getting students ready for tests. As educators, we know our work goes way beyond that to prepare them for a successful life. In every classroom, teachers have the power and platform to become positive influences, even role models and mentors – especially for students who lack these examples elsewhere. Fostering a growth mindset is key to creating a healthy learning environment where students flourish academically, behaviorally and socially. It also helps them develop an understanding of how to think about and evaluate success. Here are three tips on how to promote this type of thinking in [...]

2018-11-05T14:19:27-04:00November 5th, 2018|

Fire Department Visit Capital Academy

As part of October's fire prevention month activities, Capital Academy was excited to have three members of Harrisburg's Squad 8 fire station visit the school! Students from the elementary and middle school wings joined the fireman for an afternoon of fire safety lessons and exploration of a fire truck! Student's learned ways to prevent fires and what to do in an emergency. The favorite part of the afternoon was by far the tour of the truck! Students were welcomed to climb in and see what it is like to be a fireman! Many great questions were asked, including what kids [...]

2018-10-29T22:14:30-04:00October 29th, 2018|

Spooktacular Fall Ball – 10/31

Join us if you dare, you’re in for a scare! Fall Ball is happening on October 31st for all our Antioch campuses! We have many games and activities planned for our students. Games include pumpkin bowling, spider races, boo toss, stack attack, and bobbing for apples. Activities for students to join in on the fun will be toilet paper mummy, guess the candy corn, pumpkin memory, Halloween mystery surprise, fall word scramble, and pin the spider on the web. Sierra will also be providing scary treats! We’ll be serving a pumpkin fruit platter, franken’ guac and chips, rice crispy brains, candy corn [...]

2018-10-30T12:07:54-04:00October 29th, 2018|