Welcome to Community Roots Academy
CRA is a kindergarten through 8th grade learning community. Learning is embedded in a meaningful real-world context and children are deliberately taught to see the connections between their formal education and the world. At CRA, students combine curiosity and application, leading to a deep understanding of content,self-motivation and confidence. These skill sets empower students to take on challenges in order to become who they want to be and excel to their fullest potential.
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Contrary to popular beliefs, babies are not born blank slates ready to be molded by parents into the adults they’d like them to become. Instead, they are already big beings, just in temporarily small packages, who are sensing and reacting to their… More»
Beginning when he was a child, Eric Nelson educator, naturalist and founder of the Outdoor Classroom Project, may have sensed that nature has a positive effect on a developing mind. During his recent visit to CRA in February, he recounted his experiences… More»