What is
Summit Learning?

At Atlanta SMART Academy, we use Summit Learning curriculum. Summit Learning takes a unique approach built on scientific research of how children learn. Students learn new subject matter in dynamic ways that spark curiosity and increase motivation. Teachers gain a deeper understanding of each child. Together, they build strong connections and set goals to empower students with agency and accountability for their own learning.

About Summit Learning

Atlanta SMART Academy and Summit Learning

Student Engagement

Students are taught why they are learning and in the way they learn best. Students feel empowered to take ownership of their own learning.

Provide better education

Teachers cultivate deeper connections with students. Teachers tailor instruction to students’ individual needs creating a more dynamic learning environment.

Meaningful Learning

Instead of simply memorizing information, students engage in a curriculum that helps them develop a deeper understanding of content and develop their communication and critical thinking skills.

Summit Learning FAQs

The vision of Atlanta SMART Academy is a conduit from elementary to high school in which students develop the creative and critical thinking skills to thrive in high school, college and careers of their choosing.

  • Our creative and passionate educators serve as facilitators of learning, replacing traditional lectures with more engaging real- world problems. Teachers engage in intensive summer training prior to implementing this curriculum and participate in ongoing weekly professional development to ensure they have the skills and confidence to implement Summit Learning.
  • The Role of the Teacher
  • Mentoring– all students are assigned a mentor, a teacher who has dedicated time weekly to talk one on one with your child about their school experience both academic and otherwise. 
  • Projects – teachers show students how learning is relevant to their lives through projects based on real world scenarios. All solutionists will spend the majority of their time working on these projects in ELA, science, social studies and math.
  • Self-direction- Teachers help students develop habits associated with lifelong learning, such as the ability to set and follow through on short- and long-term goals,self-awareness, and stress management. Students, parents, and teachers also have access to an online learning platform that provides them with a detailed view of student progress.