In September 2018, Ryan Banks Academy opened its doors with our first class of 7th grade students. We prepare motivated students from Chicago neighborhoods to graduate from college, enter into meaningful careers, and be the catalyst to bring positive change into their communities. Join us as we transform urban education!
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2018-10-22   i2 STEM Month Begins

Ryan Banks Academy has partnered with i2Learning to bring STEAM month to our school. Over four weeks of i2 Month, students are tasked with solving a real world challenge that has been designed so that the class works collaboratively and uses integrated age appropriate concepts from English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Art to be successful, just as engineers and problem-solvers do in the real world. With this in mind, all i2 Month programs require students to read and write, do numerical calculations, use new technologies, study history and government, create, take risks, and find an artistic ways to express themselves. The real world context of the challenge gives students purpose to their learning.

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