- Teaching to the whole child
- Help students become lifelong learners
- Move at a faster pace than a traditional classroom
- Additional chances for project based learning
- Challenging course work
- Experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom
- Potential for high school credit
- Personalized learning within the classroom
- Equip students with lifelong skills such as time-management and organization.
Pillars of the Rise Program
Pillar One: Interconnected
With the adopted collaborative teaching model, student will have the space to work closely with their teachers throughout their career in the Rise program. This will allow students to have an interdisciplinary and integrated learning experience.
Pillar Two: Engagement
Throughout the Rise program, student will have the ability to explore areas that are of interest to them, at a deeper level. As students explore these areas, they will be creating evidence of their learning to be shared. Curriculum will be structured in a way which will allow for new and exciting way to learn.
Pillar Three: Pace and Rigor
In the Rise program, students will be working at a faster pace in order to go beyond the standard curriculum. By working with more rigor and pace, students will have the ability to dive deeper into their learning and allow for more experiential learning to take place. This higher level thinking leads to better quality of student work with less overall assignments.
Pillar Four: Expediential
To create a unique learning environment, the Rise program will focus on creating lifelong learners through the use of experiential learning inside and outside the classroom. Students will have the ability to extend their learning within our community. This form of learning comes from more projects, Socratic seminar and portfolio creation.
Pillar Five: Balance
While academics are important, in the Rise program students are encouraged to find passions, participate in extracurriculars and more. We understand students have life outside of the classroom and the importance of family time. Through organization and time management, students will be able learn life long skills to help achieve this balance.
Pillar Six: Grit and Perseverance
Students in the Rise program will be pushed academically on a regular basis which will require grit and perseverance. Working hard is at the core of the Rise program. By showing grit and perseverance, students will gain life long skills which will transcend the classroom, while learning the importance of integrity.