The Academies enable students to learn through the lens of a career or academic theme in a highly personalized learning community. Through their academy, students are exposed to a multitude of careers and opportunities, industry skills, and potential employers by way of classroom speakers, site visits, job shadowing and internships.
The Academies of Nashville offer students:
-- relevant and rigorous curriculum;
-- 21st Century Skills such as critical thinking, information, communication, and technology literacy, and lifeskills (www.p21.org);
-- the opportunity to form closer relationships with teachers and advisors;
-- practical work experience through job shadowing and internships;
-- the possibility for career certifications;
-- the opportunity to learn in the context of a particular career or subject theme;
-- more engaging curriculum and instruction;
-- most importantly, preparation for college AND career.
The Academies of Nashville fall within five broad career groupings:
-- Arts, Media & Communications
-- Business, Marketing & Information Technology
-- Engineering, Manufacturing & Industrial Technology
-- Health & Public Services
-- Hospitality & Tourism
The Academies have already begun to yield positive results for our students -- they are more engaged in their studies, they have a richer understanding of course material thanks to the relevance and hands-on learning, and they feel more prepared for life after high school.
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The Academies enable students to learn through the lens of a career or academic theme in a highly personalized learning community.
All students will belong to a personalized, smaller learning community engaged around interests where relationships are valued. Instruction will be project-based, applied and integrated. Meaningful business engagement will be evident and post-secondary in