Author archive for Spirit Series

  • SPIRITED ’19

    This October, somewhere in Southern California, rural Maine or maybe San Francisco, our 50,000th program participant was about to meet…

  • courage

    One Teacher Speaks for Many

    In August, my students started their last year of elementary school. When I asked what I could do to make…

  • SPIRITED ’18

    The average American 12-year-old spends between 4.5 and 6.7 hours each day in front of a screen. Countless studies debate…

  • more than a number

    50,000: More Than a Number

    Eighteen years. Three states. Twelve percent average annual growth. As we approach another major milestone, we’re definitely getting ready to…

  • assessment data

    Results: Quantitative Assessment – Year Two

    The numbers are now in for Year Two of our assessment and, we are proud to report, that partner teachers…