Rocketship Education Preparation

Education Preparation is a topic really close to my heart. My family really knows the value of a good education. Sometimes, different kids can come from different backgrounds given the geography, economic status, related academic areas they like or simply the values they have learned from home.


How do we standardize this? How can we prepare kids to be mentally equipped with the necessary knowledge they need for the future?

There are several ways to prepare students:

  1. Teaching them values
  2. Motivate them to learn
  3. Set the right attitude
  4. Help them learn new skills
  5. Let them have new experiences
  6. Let them be intellectually curios
  7. Assist them to adapt to their environment

One organization helps students to have these qualities. Rocketship Education is a non-profit charter school network located at Redwood City, California. It was established by Preston Smith and John Danner. It opened its pilot school program at San Jose, California. It is currently supported by former tennis player, Andre Agassi through his Turner-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund.

It earned praise as during its pilot, majority of the students scored as high as Palo Alto School District. It was an innovative alternative for low income students. It also opened its doors in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Washington, D.C. and Nashville, Tennessee. It’s E-learning and EdTech type of strategy, it helps eliminate the achievement gap by building a sustainable school model for students. Recently, Rocketship Education purchased a new office at 1700 Cavallo Road to be able to construct two-story school for grades K through 5.

So are you prepared for the future? Always remember to select the best educational preparation for your children.

18 thoughts on “Rocketship Education Preparation”

  1. I am a big believer charter schools are the way to go in education. This program sounds incredible and hits the areas that kids need to be successful in life. Thank you for sharing this; I most definitely plan to pass it on to my friends in the education space.

  2. I would like such a progressive school for my daughter. Problem is, the MI schools here can be pretty expensive, so it’s like saying that those with average income cannot taste such wonderful new way to learn. 🙁 Sad fact.

  3. I’ve never heard of Rocketship Education but it sounds very promising. I agree with everything that you said that’s needed to prepare our children for their future. And if Rocketship Education can help do that then it’s a great choice!

  4. This is so very true. My daughter really loves science and math so we are starting to look at a few educational prep programs her that really focus on cultivating a love of the subject.

  5. This sounds like a great program, I haven’t heard of Rocketship Education. This is a great post I always think of life as a everyday learning process.

  6. This sounds like such an incredible program. I feel like charter schools def have a better education. While I went to private school I do think kids deserve the best chance possible.

  7. I love the idea of this organisation. Also, it’s good to know that these kinds of organizations are increasing and luckily, many children benefits from it. Many kids have to opportunity to learn nowadays.

  8. In my country education is not like it used to be. It’s like the government wants to make people stupid. I would love if we had something like this. It’s so important for the kids to grow as smart young adults and continue to learn.

  9. I hope that I will prepare my children well for the future. The church is a garment, while the boys are more turned to natural sciences. Rocketship Education sounds like a proper program for preparation.

  10. I dont have kids yet but I am pretty sure my kids will not be going to a charter school. I definitely want my kids to go to a charter school.

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