What Parents Should Know About Academic Rigor

October 3, 2019

It is a common refrain from parents that education seems more "complicated" now than when they were growing up. It doesn't have to be. Our parent...

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ALL ABOUT ADMISSIONS: A PRIMER FROM GEMS WORLD ACADEMY

August 12, 2019

It feels like just yesterday we were starting the summer of 2019. Our teachers are back and gearing up for the 2019-2020 school year. We are...

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INSPIRING STUDENTS TO READ, EXPLORE AND DISCOVER

July 2, 2019

{This post is part of an ongoing series of profiles of GEMS World Academy faculty members.}

Emily Smith, the librarian at GEMS World Academy...

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GEMS 101: A SCHOOL FOCUSED ON GIVING BACK

June 25, 2019

To many in our city, GEMS World Academy Chicago is a fairly new name. Given that we welcomed our first students just a few years ago in fall 2014,...

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SIMPLE IDEA HELPS CHANGE FASHION AT HOME AND AT WORK

June 13, 2019

Welcome to our Community Innovators blog series! Innovation has been part of the DNA of GEMS Education schools since the organization’s founding...

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DEVELOPING IDEAS TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES

May 31, 2019

Welcome to our Community Innovators blog series! Innovation has been part of the DNA of GEMS Education schools since the organization’s founding...

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SPREADING THE WORD ABOUT HEALTHY EATING

May 21, 2019

Welcome to our Community Innovators blog series! Innovation has been part of the DNA of GEMS Education schools since the organization’s founding...

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GEMS PARENT HELPS CREATE POPULAR CHICAGO BREWERY

May 14, 2019

Welcome to our Community Innovators blog series! Innovation has been part of the DNA of GEMS Education schools since the organization’s founding...

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USING MATH TO HELP STUDENTS THINK, DESIGN AND INNOVATE

May 7, 2019

{This post is the first in an ongoing series of profiles of GEMS World Academy faculty members.}

A key tenet of the math program at GEMS World...

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