Academics Posts

Academics Posts

How Augmented Reality Is Transforming the Way We See Classrooms

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5 days ago

From interactive videos to talking worksheets, augmented reality is changing the way students engage with and explore new concepts. See why some experts predict that AR will change the face of education.

Why Values Matter: A Parent’s Perspective

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1 month ago

Schools do more than provide knowledge — they instill values. This AOPS parent shares the values she sought in order to find the right school for her six children.

Bringing Literature to Life

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2 months ago

From creating Shakespeare-themed song lists to writing poetry by deletion, Daniela Fazio is finding new ways to connect today’s teens with classic works.

Meet the People of AOPS

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4 months ago

Hardworking faculty and staff are the heart of AOPS. Here, eight employees share stories about their careers, challenges, and proudest moments.

Field Trips of the Future

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4 months ago

Ocean floors, outer space, and beyond. See how Google Expeditions is helping one AOPS school bring lessons to life.

Teacher Spotlight: Inspiring Through Art

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6 months ago

From graffiti-style portraits to exhibitions, Madison Blyler uses art to help students find and develop their voices. Here’s what she had to say about building community through St. Laurence School’s thriving art program.

INFOGRAPHIC: A Breakdown of TerraNova Success

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6 months ago

In 2016, AOPS students went above and beyond to surpass local and national testing averages. Here’s the breakdown of their achievement!

A Fresh Take on the Freshman Experience

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6 months ago

Being a freshman doesn’t have to be scary. This AOPS high school is getting upperclassmen to bring new students on board with fun and style.

Teacher Spotlight: The Power of STEM

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7 months ago

A full-fledged lab is just one of the ways David Heacock is inspiring his students to pursue a passion in the sciences.

INFOGRAPHIC: AOPS Achievement by the Numbers

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7 months ago

Scholarships, student-teacher ratios, and more! Get a quick look at the numbers behind our amazing schools.

Teacher Spotlight: Strength by Example

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9 months ago

Moira Catherine Whalen is an example of someone who has been pushed to go above and beyond — something she brings to her classroom every day.

Teacher Spotlight: Rocking Robotics

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11 months ago

For the last five years, Matt Jurkiewicz has been showing AOPS students the possibilities of robotics. As the coach of team “E=mCD,” he’s inspiring achievement.

Technology Trailblazers

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11 months ago

Kathi Szymborski remembers huddling with her students around a TI-99/4A computer to learn about technology. That was 1981, a lot has changed.