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PowerMyLearning honors student, family and teacher at 2022 Innovative Learning Awards

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“Students today are facing unprecedented trauma from the pandemic. The Brooklyn Landmark Elementary school community understands that a strong support system engages both teachers and parents,” said Elisabeth Stock, CEO and co-founder of PowerMyLearning.

PowerMyLearninga K-12 nonprofit that unleashes the power of collaboration between families, teachers, and students, recognized Brooklyn Elementary School for exemplary resilience throughout the pandemic. At the nonprofit’s Innovative Learning Awards on Tuesday, May 10, a student-family-teacher “trio” received the Triangle Award for demonstrating how teachers and families play an important role in academic success and student well-being.

“Students today are facing unprecedented trauma from the pandemic, resulting in a critical need to double student well-being. The Brooklyn Landmark Elementary school community understands that a strong support system engages both teachers and parents,” said Elisabeth Stock, CEO of PowerMyLearning and “That’s why PowerMyLearning awards our Triangle Award each year to an outstanding student, caregiver, and teacher.”

The Brooklyn Landmark Elementary Triangle Award winners are:

  • Jahid, student of the year
  • Keryan Henry, parent of the year
  • Nusrat Sikder-Ali, teacher of the year

“I am proud of Jahid, Keryan and Ms. Sikder for their leadership in bridging the gap between school and home,” said Joyce Beckles-Knights, Principal of Brooklyn Landmark Elementary School. “With support from PowerMyLearning, our school community has united our scholars, teachers, and families with learning that extends from school to home.”

PowerMyLearning is a national non-profit K-12 organization with a track record accelerate student learning by up to four months and improve key student well-being outcomes by 15%. PowerMyLearning generates these results by building the capacity of teachers and families to better support student learning and to team up in this effort, which the organization calls “the triangular approach”.

“Through PowerMyLearning, I have learned simple yet impactful ways to improve my teaching. For example, setting up ‘reflection time’ for my students to reflect and internalize what they have learned and The addition of classical music to facilitate thinking has supported my students’ learning and well-being,” said Nusrat Sikder-Ali, teacher at Brooklyn Landmark Elementary and Triangle, Teacher of the Year Award recipient. I look forward to continuing to engage students and parents through the triangular approach so that we can achieve more, together.

To learn more about PowerMyLearning and support its mission, visit https://powermylearning.org/.

About PowerMyLearning

PowerMyLearning is a national K-12 nonprofit that unleashes the power of collaboration among families, educators, and students. The organization serves nearly 45,000 students in more than 15 school districts across the country. Through “The Learning Triangle,” PowerMyLearning partners with school districts to advance educational equity, improve student social-emotional learning, and accelerate student learning. To learn more, visit http://www.PowerMyLearning.org.

About Brooklyn Landmark Elementary

At Brooklyn Landmark Elementary School, students are empowered to choose how they learn and have a say in what they learn. The school offers innovative, individualized instruction that addresses the unique learning styles of scholars, cultivates independent thinking, promotes character building, and empowers students to contribute their ideas locally and globally. The Brooklyn Landmark experience guides seekers in developing their sense of identity and purpose in this world. The school is dedicated to the global development of citizens who will be the decision makers of tomorrow’s society. The scholars of Brooklyn Landmark Elementary School inspire greatness in others, allow their voices to be heard around the world, and create change through their actions and efforts. By giving their scholars choice in how they learn and a voice in what they learn, the school is laying the foundation for the critical thinkers needed in top colleges and the workplace of the 21st century.

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