Learning in Community
Boundless Achievement Academy is a multi-age, coeducational learning community which operates under a cooperative approach: a partnership for Grades 2-12. Our learner-driven community puts students at the center of their learning, allowing them to create goals, define purpose of work, and grow in being people. Here, the obstacles which crush the love of learning, like year-end high-stakes tests, progress based on work habits or grades based on win or lose, have been removed. In its place is a creative environment which focuses on a more intrinsic value system-one based on growth mindset principles. Our community works to develop life-bound students who have the skills, habits, and attitude necessary to make their mark in the world. Our program focuses on developing grit, finding a purpose, and mastery learning. Here learning plans focus on learners. Each hub is a multi-age, collaborative community which promotes flow- the joy of focused work & play. Hubs work to build respect of each other and the work space while growing learners that seek to find and fulfill their purpose.
HUB I: PRIMERS & JUNIORS
Hub I is a place where younger children come together to grow "learn to do" skills while building character through collaboration, exploration, and choice. Children work hands-on with learning partners (our term for teachers) as well as adaptive technology to build strong foundational math, reading & writing skills. Hub I children have more guidance and exploration time to develop social and problem solving skills. They learn how to follow expectations in their own way, track progress, and find the joy of learning, all while 'helping and being helped by their friends'.
HUB II: EXPLORERS & VOYAGERS
Hub II is for those students that are able work on challenging, real world problems and learn to build critical thinking, and standards of English. Hub-mates build rigorous core skills through modeled writing, develop 'thick skin' to handle peer reviews and plan and execute multi-task projects and presentations. Students continue collaborative work in squads, laying a foundation for understanding of what works for them as individuals. Hub II is a place where students grow the skills of "togetherness" & "self-agency".
HUB III: HIGH SCHOOL
ADVENTURERS, PATHFINDERS & TRAILBLAZERS-where purpose, self-reflection, and leadership prevail.