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  • Get to know ATI's online courses: Euclid's Elements a focus on history, philosophy of math

    Get to know ATI's online courses: Euclid's Elements a focus on history, philosophy of math

    ATI will begin offering online courses this summer. Meet one of the instructors, Jen Fu, and learn more about Euclid's Elements, a course on math and the 'father of geometry.'

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  • ATI testimonials: A parent's perspective

    ATI testimonials: A parent's perspective

    ATI parents are inspired by the student-led discussions, respect for the students and compassionate educators.

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  • Creative thinking takes time

    Creative thinking takes time

    Creativity takes time

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  • Is the "Teenager" a Natural Phenomenon?

    Is the "Teenager" a Natural Phenomenon?

    "The Rise and Fall of the American Teen," a history of adolescence in America by Thomas Hine.

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  • Meet Guide Ann Orsinger: Learning community inspires personal growth

    Meet Guide Ann Orsinger: Learning community inspires personal growth

    Guide in Austin found ideal learning community, camaraderie among staff and students at ATI

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  • ATI launches online courses for summer 2019

    ATI launches online courses for summer 2019

    Virtual classes will include writing, astronomy, law, and math

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  • Finite and Infinite Games as a Metaphor for ATI

    Finite and Infinite Games as a Metaphor for ATI

    The importance of both closely defined and open-ended work at ATI

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  • Meet Eitan Chatav: San Francisco math teacher meets students with patience

    Meet Eitan Chatav: San Francisco math teacher meets students with patience

    Eitan Chatav is the lead math guide at ATI: San Francisco.

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  • What News This Week Will Have the Greatest Impact on the Future?

    What News This Week Will Have the Greatest Impact on the Future?

    Students discuss the news each week with eye to which items are likely to have long-term, large-scale impact

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  • Meet ATI student Ty Childs: Discussions inspire learning

    Meet ATI student Ty Childs: Discussions inspire learning

    ATI student Ty Childs is encouraged and motivated by the intimate discussions around Socratic learning.

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  • Meet Alex Gilman: Humanities Guide in San Francisco invests in his students with empathy and trust

    Meet Alex Gilman: Humanities Guide in San Francisco invests in his students with empathy and trust

    In his first year at ATI, Alex Gilman invests in his students with empathy and trust. "I get to watch these students grow and transform and be excited about something, and that feels really important to me.”

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  • Dr. Yong Zhao Gets It!

    Dr. Yong Zhao Gets It!

    Dr. Yong Zhao argues that education moves in the ATI direction

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  • Budgeting for Life after College

    Budgeting for Life after College

    ATI students create budgets for life after college

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  • MAP St. Louis Merges with Middle and High School Program to Launch ATI St. Louis

    MAP St. Louis Merges with Middle and High School Program to Launch ATI St. Louis

    ATI St. Louis will be first middle and high school in the region as part of a nationwide network of schools.

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  • Attention is Love

    Attention is Love

    What you pay attention to in your child is likely to develop

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  • Stossel: A Better School Featuring ATI

    Stossel: A Better School Featuring ATI

    We are so grateful to John Stossel for featuring the Academy of Thought and Industry in Austin on his show this past week!

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  • 21st Century Skills

    21st Century Skills

    How ATI Develops 21st Century Skills

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  • ATI: Online

    ATI: Online

    We're glad you are interested in ATI. In addition to our physical campuses in San Francisco, New York City, Austin, and St. Louis, we are launching ATI Online with a pilot program summer 2019.

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  • Futurism in Life Design at ATI

    Futurism in Life Design at ATI

    What does ATI's Futurism course include?

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  • Stoicism and Identity Formation

    Stoicism and Identity Formation

    Stoicism as an example of how knowledge is best retained when it is incorporated into one's identity.

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  • How to Accelerate SAT Reading and Writing Score Gains

    How to Accelerate SAT Reading and Writing Score Gains

    While the reading and writing portion of the SAT exam has long had a significant critical reading component, the “new SAT” introduced in 2016 focuses to an even greater extent on critical reading. Here's how we prepare our students.

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  • Getting Into the College Of Your Choice

    Getting Into the College Of Your Choice

    Many parents and educators mistakenly believe that college admission requires a strict adherence to the Carnegie credit system.

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  • What Does It Take to Achieve Excellence?

    What Does It Take to Achieve Excellence?

    Every member of ATI's teaching and mentoring team understands that caring for the whole human being is a prerequisite to eliciting excellence from the aspiring adolescent performer.

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  • How Autonomy Brings Learning to Life

    How Autonomy Brings Learning to Life

    At ATI, autonomy infuses all of learning. Within each of our core classes (Life Design, Socratic Humanities, and Mathematical Problem-Solving), each student begins from a foundation of choice.

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  • The Bliss Diagram: How A Teen Can Find Their Place in the World

    The Bliss Diagram: How A Teen Can Find Their Place in the World

    As teens begin seeking their own purpose in life, they look for a meaningful role to play in the world. At ATI, we use the “Bliss” diagram to support this exploration. Here's how it works.

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  • Who Are You, and What Do You Stand For in the World?

    Who Are You, and What Do You Stand For in the World?

    Coming to understand personally-meaningful answers to core questions of identity can take years of seeking, honest conversations, and understanding relevant facts about the world in which we live.

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  • Should You Care If Your Teen is Stressed at School?

    Should You Care If Your Teen is Stressed at School?

    The teenage years present distinct challenges, and today's rapidly-changing culture combined with high expectations of achievement in a system that doesn't personalize can leave many teens feeling disconnected. Here's why we should care.

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  • Cultivating Excellence and Developing Genius

    Cultivating Excellence and Developing Genius

    Dr. Charles Reavis' "Lessons from Extraordinary Educators" tells the story of coaches, teachers, and principals who elicit extraordinary performance from “ordinary” students.

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