APS Teachers Share Tips on how to Engage Newcomers

Every student has unique abilities that we must recognize and engage. Under this belief, Aurora Public Schools teachers are going the extra mile to ensure newcomer students who are still developing fluency in English have the tailored support they need. “They … Read More

Thank You, APS School Nutrition Employees, Nurses and Teachers!

May is a month of gratitude as Aurora Public Schools recognizes our school nutrition employees, nurses and teachers for helping our students shape successful futures. Join us in celebration of School Nutrition Employee Week (May 1-5), National Nurses Week (May … Read More

Peoria Students’ Language Skills Strengthened through Engaging Experiences

The Aurora Public Schools English Language Acquisition department is committed to ensuring every student receives an equitable education that is respectful of their cultural legacies and linguistic skills. At Peoria Elementary School, students are learning language development through enriching, engaging, … Read More

Girls Tech Camp Inspires Future STEM Leaders

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the seventh annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event linked sixth-grade female students from across the district with one another to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. In addition to sessions on … Read More

Meadowood Preschoolers Challenged with Rigorous Coursework

Rigorous instruction and high expectations are not only reserved for older students in Aurora Public Schools. At Meadowood Child Development Center, teachers are closing the achievement gap early on by challenging our three- and four-year-olds to expand their minds far … Read More

Digital Badges in APS: What types of badges can students earn?

Students in APS have the opportunity to demonstrate their achievement of 21st century skills acquired not only in traditional academic settings, but also in their communities and job experiences. Earning these credentials is an important part of Goal 3 of … Read More

From Parents to Pupils: Sable Equips Parents with Tools for Success

Students at Sable Elementary School aren’t the only ones learning 21st century skills to shape successful futures. Thanks to support from Sable students, staff and community partners, parents are learning a thing or two about how to navigate the technology … Read More

Culturally Responsive Teaching Well-Received by APS Students

Aurora Public Schools is on a mission to accelerate learning for every student, every day. One way we are doing so is by creating culturally responsive learning environments. This teaching method addresses equity in the classroom and increases academic achievement … Read More
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