Norris Academy’s learner centric model recognizes each learner’s unique talents and interests.

Norris Academy Learners:

Make personal connections to content and real world experience through learning networks

Focus on self-discovery through diagnostic assessments and building a learner profile

Collaborate in learning experiences that are anytime and anywhere

Build excitement for learning in future through extended learning opportunities

Establish essential routines for greater productivity and lifelong learning

Understand personal cause and effect opportunities that lead to their current and future success

Personal plans and pathways build learner agency and offer voice and choice, making sure he’s invested in his education.

While at the Academy, learners develop skills: to:

Co-design learning plans and pathways that lead to future aspirations

Problem solve, independently seeking support as necessary

Share proof of their learning to teach others