Expeditionary Learning is one of the nation's leading K-12 education organizations committed to creating classrooms where teacher can fulfill their highest aspirations and where students can achieve more than they think possible.
For more than 20 years, Expeditionary Learning has helped new and veteran teachers - in all types of school settings - strive for a vision of student success that joins academic achievement, character, and high-quality work. Our approach is grounded in respect for teachers and school leaders as creative agents in their classrooms. We augment their capacity to ignite each student's motivation, persistence, and compassion so that they become active contributors to building a better world and succeed in school, college, career, and life.
The Expeditionary Learning model is characterized by:
The IR model is aligned with recently revised core practice standards and addresses EL's concerns about aspects of its conceptualization, approach, and analysis. EL core practices are organized conceptually into five dimensions: Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, Culture and Character, and Leadership.
Group Learning Process
Recognizing the world's high level of connectivity and the increasing value placed on teams and the group process, Harborside Academy provides many opportunities to work with and learn in groups. Whether it is team building experiences through ropes and challenge courses or group projects in class, students are given many opportunities to function as valuable team members.