Fox West Academy(FWA) By Sydney Truehart 6th grader at FWA
What is it? • FWA is a Collaborative Learning Community. • It is in Hortonville Middle School. • Has grades 6th-8th. • Has 60 kids.
What do you do? • You do more projects, more field trips, working with technology more, and all of that cool stuff. • This is something that I got from the website listed below. • It says some things that we do. Integrated curriculum and project based learning · Gradual shift of responsibility from teacher-directed to student-selected projects and application of concepts · Goal setting and project management skills · Differentiation and individualized learning · Student awareness of individual learning strengths · Strong relationships and a sense of community involvement · Problem-solving skill development and collaborative learning · Development of communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills · Partnerships with area community members, businesses, and service organizations · Effective utilization of a variety of technologies for communication and use as learning resources
How is it different? • You don’t sit there and read out of a text book. • You do more on the computer. • You move around a lot to. • More field trips(like in March some people are going to Costa Rica).
What technology are we using? • Computers • Lab Quest • Smart board
Why would I what to go there? • You should go there because it is awesome to learn at. • The teachers/advisors are great. • You can meet other people. • You can use things that other classrooms don’t get to use. • You do cooler field trips.
Want more! • Go to www.hasd.org • Look under schools. • Then click on Fox West Academy. Mr. Hall Mr. Lundstrum Mrs. Koenecke