Lumen Charter High School Environment

Problem, Project, and Placed based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach built upon authentic learning activities that pique student interest and motivation.

Activities for PBL are designed to answer a question or solve a problem and generally reflect the types of learning and work people do in the everyday world outside the classroom. Project-based Learning teaches students 21st century skills as well as content.

These skills include:
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Organization and Time Management Skills
  • Research and Inquiry Skills
  • Self-assessment reflection skills
  • Group Participation and Leadership Skills

Preparing Students for their Future
Gathering real world experiences and skills, such as:
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Technology Literacy
  • Global Awareness
  • Entrepreneurialism

Student Success is Achieved by a Combination of…
  • 21st century skills integrated curriculum
  • Interdisciplinary instruction in core subjects through seminars and workshops
  • Creative use of technology
  • Work / volunteer experiences
  • Student choice
  • Collaborative learning environment

Components of Lumen Charter High School

Seminar –
A teacher-designed seminar will include all the critical attributes of a 21st century classroom. Additionally, it will be problem-based, interdisciplinary, and provide differentiated instruction as well as authentic, performance-based assessments.

Workshop –
A workshop will primarily be skill-based depending on student need.

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