Academics at Hayden Canyon Charter
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The core academic curriculum will align with the Idaho State Standards and include English language arts (ELA), mathematics, science, social studies, and health and wellness, with a special emphasis on the arts and arts education. Taught in thematic arcs emphasizing student driven projects, the curriculum reflects HCC’s unique mission through authentic experiences, and community opportunities. In addition to the core subjects outlined above, HCC will include enrichment and learning expeditions encompassing areas from the arts to the sciences. Expeditions will include focuses such as: the performing arts, fine arts, music, filmmaking; technology use, coding, design; environmental sciences; energy technologies; engineering solutions; aviation science; wellness and fitness; recreation (especially related to the outdoors); and introduction to basic business and entrepreneurial skills.
Expeditions, investigations and projects are designed to have a positive and tangible impact on the community at large as much as on the school-wide community, and service learning is emphasized within every grade level. Further, community engagement is fostered through partnerships with professional experts in all fields and disciplines relevant to the curriculum. The unique structure of the school learning model allows for professional partnering with university faculty, and experts from agencies, government, corporations, businesses, industries, and the arts. HCC will provide opportunities for students, beginning at an early age, to explore and discover their unique interests, gifts and abilities, and develop a life-long love of learning.