Reach families who place a premium on quality education here
"Providing a supportive network for families navigating the waters of the Independent School world is an excellent undertaking. I am eager to support RIISE's work."
- Sandy Shaller, Head of Lower School
RIISE is thrilled to have Joy Lawson Davis in our network! Joy is a well respected and fantastic resource supporting our talented kids!
Innovative Summer Immersion: Focus on STEM!!
Guest post by:
Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D., Author of ‘Bright, Talented & Black: A guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners’ and Board Member, National Association for Gifted Children
An immersion experience allows students/learners to be deeply engaged and actively learning, creating, and producing. Like a foreign language immersion classroom, when you immerse your students/children & youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) it becomes a part of their everyday experience!! Immersion creates a sense of belonging and increases the value students have for the content areas, with the outcomes being more interest and increased achievement in school! (Continue for Tips)