September 2016 Success Story
Integrated Arts Academy
The Integrated Arts Academy’s (IAA) mission is to prepare each learner for lifelong success through personalized, inquiry based education combining art and core academic standards.
Other Success Stories
MC² is a free public school that seeks to uncover, recover, and discover the unique gifts and talents each individual brings to school every day.
TAGOS Leadership Academy is a student-centered academic environment. Personalized Learning Plans guide each individual’s learning goals and post-secondary plan.
Wildlands is a project-based learning school with a research and science focus. Teachers run the school, including handling the administrative needs of the school, transportation and all school operations..
Avalon’s goal is to prepare students for college and life in a strong, nurturing community that inspires active learning, engaged citizenship, and hope for the future.
THE PROJECT FOUNDRY NETWORK
What is the Project Foundry Network?
The Project Foundry Network is an affiliation of K-12 learning communities. At the heart of the network is the Project Foundry platform and services for schools with shared values and practices.
What is the Network’s purpose?
The purpose of the Project Foundry Network is to promote the great work done in our schools as pioneers in transforming American education and to highlight the role Project Foundry plays in their success.
Network Shared Values and Practices
- Learner agency
- Learner voice and choice
- Learner ownership of learning
- Personalized learning
- Inquiry-based learning
- Project-based learning
- Standards and competency-based
- Open-walled, real-world learning
- Evidence-based formative and summative assessment
- Student reflection and self assessment
- Collaborative, learning with teachers as facilitators and mentors