What is Expeditionary Learning?

Expeditionary Learning is an academic program that has been in use for over 20 years. Expeditionary Learning prepares students for success in college, careers, and citizenship. Students will not only participate in classrooms, but engage in fieldwork to develop skills such as math, science, and literature in a way that is relevant to their future careers. Educators will focus on current topics of interest to relate to the core curriculum so that students can better understand current issues and develop a strong capacity of problem solving. By engaging in Expeditionary Learning, students will be better prepared for their futures.

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Academic Success

Students who participate in the Expeditionary Learning program are geared to see more success than they would through conventional learning processes. Mathematica Policy Research reports that Expeditionary Learning Students perform better in mathematics than students enrolled in traditional courses. The UMass Donahue Institute has found that Expeditionary Learning schools provide significant achievement advantages to middle school students in English language arts. Ultimately, students will grow in their capacity to achieve their academic and personal goals.

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