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Managing election interest – and angst – at school

By Kim Machnik Any election year is a major event in the life of a school. At its best, an election is electrifying. It is an opportunity to witness the democratic process in real time, critically engage with… Read More

Acera’s Michael Hirsch named educator fellow for National Public Radio’s Science Friday

Acera: The Massachusetts School of Science, Creativity and Leadership is proud to announce that Lab Sciences Specialist Michael Hirsch has been named an Educator Fellow for Science Friday, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the public’s access to… Read More

Acera: an actively anti-racist school

Our commitment to being an actively anti-racist school Acera recognizes that systemic racism affects all levels of society, including our school. We take a proactive role in making a more equitable and just world.  We welcome the national… Read More

Acera School launches diversity scholarship program

August 21, 2020 (WINCHESTER, Massachusetts) – Acera: The Massachusetts School of Science, Creativity and Leadership has established a new scholarship program to increase student diversity.  According to the National Science Foundation, underrepresented minority students received 22% of all… Read More

Virtual After School Enrichment begins September 8!

Is your child passionate about programming, theater, science, or role-playing games? Are they curious about culinary arts, robotics, or photoshop? Acera’s suite of substantive, hands-on virtual after school enrichment programs starts September 8. Classes include perennial favorites like… Read More

Acera’s Pop Up School returns for 2020-21 school year

For parents looking for a substantive and engaging virtual learning option during the continued need for social distancing, Acera’s Pop Up School is a fully remote program open to all students in grades 4-10. Families may register for one… Read More

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

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