ERIC Number: ED394179
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Student Standards for the Junior Academy.
Edison Project, New York, NY.
This handbook describes the curriculum and academic standards of the Edison Project's Junior Academy for students aged 11-14. The academy features a student-centered environment, daily meetings in advisory groups, family involvement, exposure to the "Greats"--world-changing ideas, outstanding works of art from different cultures, and key technological innovations; project-based teaching and learning; an integrated curriculum; flexible grouping and scheduling; student access to technology; and ongoing student assessments. The handbook describes project standards and curriculum for each of the following disciplines: history/social science; language arts; fine arts; mathematics and science; character education; physical fitness and health; and practical arts and skills. A list of acknowledgments is included. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Edison Project, New York, NY.