Learning by Doing: The John Dewey Academy of Learning Charter School
The John Dewey Academy of Learning (JDAL) will offer an innovative choice for 8th-12th grade students in the Green Bay area. JDAL will provide students with the opportunity to thrive in collaborative, interdisciplinary, technology-rich learning environments. Students will engage with the world outside the classroom walls by delving into the exciting world of partnerships with local organizations and businesses. Students will also take ownership of their learning by creating authentic projects that focus on topics relevant to their lives.
JDAL ‘s curriculum will enable students to become motivated learners with effective 21st century skills such as: critical thinking, problem solving, communicating, collaborating, and using technology. The Academy will provide students with a rigorous, project-based curriculum and a safe, caring community in which to learn.
Learning will be:
- Involved in real-life tasks and challenges
- Held to the same academic measures as other high schools
Call Tom Blankenheim, director of alternative programs at 448-2232 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .