It’s a New Year, and we have a chance to set the tone that will get - and keep - us motivated. I’m going to share a few tips for how you can help the students in your life get and stay motivated...
The “it was never a dress” image is something that has always resonated with me… but during my family’s adventures with distance learning, it’s resonated with me in a way you might not expect...
Yellow Parachute Learning Partners’ flexible learning models can help guide you through the transition to distance learning and help you move through the disappointment, frustration, and fear of the unknown. Here’s how...
Yellow Parachute proudly partners with the Anoka-Hennepin School District by providing tutoring services to students enrolled in the Indian Education Program. The program, which has been around since debuting in the 1973-74 school year, focuses specifically on the educational needs [...]
We’re in the early days of the 2020-2021 school year, and many of us are settling into our routines. Others are struggling to get into the school year groove after a six month hiatus from the traditional school setting. And [...]
On Tuesday, we had an amazing first day at Yellow Parachute Academy. What started last year as a unique new option for middle school students, Yellow Parachute Academy has grown to accommodate learners in grades K - 12 this year. [...]
We’re living in a strange, new world when it comes to what back-to-school looks this fall. Masks. Social distancing. Hybrid model. Distance learning. COVID. These are all terms that weren’t part of my vocabulary, much less my daily life and [...]
I live in Chaska, my kids have attended Eastern Carver County School District 112, and my husband teaches art in the District. Thank you teachers and administrators for all you do! Today we learned the District’s plan for what opening [...]
Today’s announcement from the Minnesota Department of Education provided some long-anticipated detail on what school will look like this fall. Even after the announcement, I know we’re all likely in varying degrees of continued anxiety about what the future will [...]
We all remember the unit on archery from our elementary school gym classes and the steps involved in learning the sport. One of the most important steps is the “draw,” the act of pulling back the arrow, before it can [...]