South Texas Learning Expedition

This year, students will travel to South Texas to explore the common threads in our courses of “migration” and “sustainability.”  Whether exploring these concepts through a biological, mathematical, geographic, literature,… Continue reading South Texas Learning Expedition

Advanced Learning Academy
Civil Rights Trip

Part of the design of the Advanced Learning Academy is to give our students meaningful experiences outside of the walls of our campus. We believe that experiential learning helps students… Continue reading Advanced Learning Academy
Civil Rights Trip

CAST Schools Discover U Freshman Studio Showcase

Witness Art. Develop Community. Celebrate Creativity. Friday, July 23, 2021 Rosenberg Skyroom at the University of the Incarnate Word 847 E Hildebrand Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212 Parents and families… Continue reading CAST Schools Discover U Freshman Studio Showcase

“Tafolla Toro, Three Years of Fear”

CAST LIVE: Teaching African American Studies Panel Discussion

Friday, February 26th at 11:30 AM Zach Wilson is part of the pioneering group of educators in the San Antonio Independent School District teaching African American Studies to 11th and… Continue reading CAST LIVE: Teaching African American Studies Panel Discussion

Pioneering African American Studies at the Advanced Learning Academy

Zach Wilson started teaching at the Advanced Learning Academy four years ago as an intern with Trinity University. Today, he is part of the pioneering group of educators in the… Continue reading Pioneering African American Studies at the Advanced Learning Academy

Lessons from Tafolla | CAST Stories

Lessons from Tafolla Toro By Sarah R. Guerrero   This past week I had the honor and privilege of talking to Lorenzo Gomez III. Lorenzo Gomez is a San Antonio… Continue reading Lessons from Tafolla | CAST Stories

My Journey to ALA | Julen Navarrete

My name is Julen Blas Navarrete, a senior at the Advanced Learning Academy. Also known as ALA. I first heard about the Advanced Learning Academy in the fall of 2015.… Continue reading My Journey to ALA | Julen Navarrete

Spoken Word at the Advanced Learning Academy

Join us for our first spoken word event of this year! Read a poem; the students would love to hear you share your creative work. Poetry students from the Advanced… Continue reading Spoken Word at the Advanced Learning Academy

How Interdisciplinary PBL Can Solve This Year’s Scheduling Dilemmas

By Ryan Sprott, July 28, 2020 Schools around the world are now facing pressing questions, such as: ●    How can we deliver quality instruction while some students work from home… Continue reading How Interdisciplinary PBL Can Solve This Year’s Scheduling Dilemmas