COURSE: 38350 JOURNEY I CREDIT VALUE: One credit *38351
What you will learn in this course:
This is a unique, research-based, experiential education class that engages students to become active partners in their learning. Sophomore through Senior students will expand on the core concepts of self-confidence; trust, perseverance, self-expression, communication (verbal/non-verbal, written and audio-visual), creativity and the importance of personal responsibility for learning in the context of group collaboration.
How you will learn in this course:
Activities and integrated curriculum include, but are not limited to, adventure programming (rock climbing trips and indoor climbing wall, indoor high ropes and outdoor Tango Tower, outdoor education, etc.), creativity, performing arts, graphic arts and self-expression in an effort to establish a caring, responsible, trusting learning environment. Students will create digital portfolios of individual and collaborative work and will demonstrate the acquisition of their learning.
Why is this class important:
Sophomore through senior students will be provided with the opportunity to take the Journey core concepts to the next level and customize their learning to embellish their strengths and explore the means of strengthening their weaknesses. Life skill application and demonstration will follow. Students will participate in an environment of trust, joy and excitement demonstrating individual and collective responsibility.