The Social World curriculum emphasizes using research skills to understand and analyze history in context.
Each cycle, students are presented with invitations to learning that entice them to dig deeper in their exploration of a subject.
Group research projects give students a platform to develop the 21st century skills which will be critical to their success in college and beyond.
Peer teaching is incorporated through group project presentations, building a peer-based feedback system which enhances reflection and collaboration.
Teacher assessments, students self-assessments and peer-assessments
- Group projects and reflective learning
Additional Curriculum strands and special programs Strands
- Health Education
- Peace Education
- Personal reflection time
- In Year A, students study The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens.
- Global Citizen Day
- Culture Day
- Science Fair
- Earth Day
- Fall and Spring Internships
- Pro-social Behavior
- Positive personal habits
- In Year B students study Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey.
- Independent Research Projects
- School garden and chickens
- Volunteering at Food Gatherers/li>
- Student Leadership
- Adventure Trips (Inland Seas)
*• Outings are continually incorporated into our unit themes and learning