Philadelphia Magazine names Green Woods Charter School as "Top City School"
Philadelphia Magazine reports what Green Woods’ students, staff and community have known for years: Green Woods is a “top choice” for families searching for innovation and academic excellence!!
What makes Green Woods excel in delivering a quality education? According to CEO Jean Wallace, it’s easy: a clear sense of mission, a top-notch staff, great students, and families that follow through and support a true home/school connection.
“The team of educators at Green Woods Charter School is constantly improving our craft –looking for ways to better design and implement standards-based learning experiences that make real-world connections for students,”says Jean Wallace, Green Woods’ CEO.
“Certainly, we could not do what we do without a genuine team approach and our families understanding and accepting the supporting role they need to play on our team.”
What makes Green Woods learning environment so unique? According to Technology Coach,Nicole Starke, it’s all about staying on top of your game as an educator.
“Our teachers are constantly integrating technologies that not only support learning, but truly engage the students as they explore the local and global environment,”says Starke.
“Our 7th graders are currently studying the impact of whaling during the 19th century, and for them it’s a world away. However, using an online mapping program, we can track the migration of whales, measure the distances they swim, and visualize their movement through the ocean. It brings the experience alive for the kids!”