We believe that students read, write, speak, and listen in order to make sense of the world. Because of this belief, our literacy program does not just take place in a ELA classroom. Rather, we seek to improve literacy in every classroom - teaching our students to read like a mathematician, write like a scientist, and to understand comprehend the stories told in a history class.
All students have a natural curiosity about the world and our job is to help them broaden that curiosity by providing real-world problems to explore and big ideas to grapple with.
When students engage daily in these activities, they develop habits of mind that create voracious readers, prolific writers, independent thinkers, and lifelong learners.
We want our students to continue to learn far beyond their school years, which is why every day our students will read, write, and learn with a purpose every day.
Our students learn how to build knowledge out of words and the world through reading. They learn how to make meaning from complex text. They also learn how to write for an audience using evidence to develop effective arguments. To accomplish this, we have identified five key areas that students will see growth in: research, complex text, writing, presentation, and collaboration.
Monroe Demonstration Academy
2010 E. 48th St. North
Tulsa, OK 74130
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose."
- Dr. Seuss, Author