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The Exploration Academy Experience

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A highly qualified staff supports the students’ pursuance of learning, as a process of growth. Individualized attention is paid to each student, as parents, community mentors, content-area specialists/consultants, and an advisor work closely and collaboratively with the student to map out a personalized learning plan, where students choose to engage in project-based learning, technology infused-learning, 21st Century Skills/career exploration, and the development of the whole student. Students will engage in deep learning, attain needed skills for a successful post-secondary school future, and develop a love of learning.

Exploration Academy students will experience:

 

  • Personalized Learning Plan
  • Student Learning Support Network
  • Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum
  • Individualized Pacing
  • Hands-on/Experiential Opportunities in Real-World Settings
  • Standards-Based Proficiency-Based Grading and Assessment
  • Flexible Scheduling including Summer Options
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Technology-Infused Learning
  • 21st Century and Career Readiness

What is Project-Based Learning?

  • VIDEO: Leaving to Learn
    Isn’t it time to offer adolescents a pathway to success in school that’s proven to inspire and motivate kids to keep on learning? We can keep kids in school and prepare them for life after graduation by delivering authentic learning experiences that matter to them.
  • VIDEO: 10 Expectations
    We hear often of the “high expectations” schools must have of and for their students, yet we seldom hear of the expectations students have of their schools. Students’ expectations constitute the new “rules of engagement” in the relationship that young people want with their schools.

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