Deep and Rite of Passage Books

What do our Panthers read?   Simply put… EVERYTHING!   Yet, how do we challenge them to read transformative books? Our answer?  The Deep Book and the Rite of Passage Book. A Deep Book is a  “world-changing” or “life-changing” read that equips and inspires. A Rite of Passage book is a “world-changing” or “life-changing” read …

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Getting in the “FLOW”

During our morning launch, Panthers grappled with the question:  “What is more important, being taught or being able to teach yourself?”  Arguably, both have value, along with peer-tutoring and coaching. At EMA, however, especially with guides and no teachers, knowing self and being able to teach yourself is key. So, exactly how does learning work? …

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What is the Hero/Shero’s Journey at EMA?

NOTE: This blog post was originally published January 2018. During the Fall of 2016, when EMA learners were challenged with the task to create a logo for Empowered Minds Academy, they took a deep dive into color theory charts, animal symbolism and reviewed logos from other schools throughout the nation.  What symbolic identity would our …

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