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Remote learning is the new normal, now what?

By Courtney Dickinson Seemingly overnight, schools everywhere have transitioned to a remote educational model for the foreseeable future as we enter a period of extended social distancing. For school leaders and families who are trying to adapt to… Read More

Enrichment at Home: In the Kitchen!

The kitchen is full of possibilities for connecting as a family. While we continue to stay at home together, we’ve made all kinds of things – only some of them edible! – in the kitchen: The Marchesano family,… Read More

Enrichment at Home: Make, Move, Connect

In this uncharted territory of extended time at home, families all over are finding creative ways to nurture an “enriching” experience for their children. The stories of kitchen counter science experiments, living room dance parties, and virtual game… Read More

How to stay connected during extended social distancing

Kids (and adults!) need to feel connected during this time of extended social distancing. Many of us are mourning the loss of gatherings, concerts, on-site classes, and other events that we love. These feelings are real and valid…. Read More

AceraEI offers free STEAM content during distance learning

For schools, teachers, and parents looking for free educational content during this period of distance learning, AceraEI is offering downloadable lessons for students in grades K-8. The content includes activities in life sciences, art, math, engineering, architecture, and… Read More

Five steps to successful remote learning

By Courtney Dickinson As schools nation-wide quickly transition to remote learning in response to COVID-19, many administrators, teachers, students and parents are experiencing distance learning for the first time. In addition to curriculum and content, schools must also… Read More

Parents as coaches: Tactics to support your child during remote schooling

By Courtney Dickinson @CourtneyofAcera What are best-in-class teaching tactics you can adopt – as the in-person adult – now that so many schools are converting to remote schooling? It will be tempting for all of us to replicate… Read More

Acera’s 10-hour flip turn to remote learning

By Courtney Dickinson At 10 pm Wednesday, March 11, Acera School’s board voted unanimously to move to a remote education model, effective immediately. With humility, I share steps and philosophies we employed for remote learning, hoping that this… Read More

April Vacation Camps: If your children love that, they may enjoy this!

April Vacation is around the corner! Acera School offers fun, STEAM-rich day camps for kids ages 4 and up in art, electronics, music, crafting, and more. Based on your children’s interests, there’s an Acera vacation camp for them!… Read More

Jane Moulding joins Acera’s Board of Directors

Acera: The Massachusetts School of Science, Creativity, and Leadership, is proud to announce that Jane Moulding has joined its Board of Directors. Moulding is a principal at SmarterWisdom Consulting, and served as Head of School at The Cambridge… Read More