Learning can be most powerful when it is driven by the learner. The personal growth that is experienced through self-directed learning expands confidence, skills, and executive functioning capacities. At FWSU our high school students explore learner-driven learning both within and outside of our classrooms, with many seeking additional experiential environments called flexible pathways. Flexible pathways … Continue reading Highlighting Our Students in Flexible Pathways!
Fletcher Falcons soared this year! Fifth and sixth graders attended Starbase this February. Students were on the airbase, in South Burlington, as part of this exciting five-day program. Starbase is an affiliate of the U.S. Department of Defense. Fletcher fifth and sixth graders spent about 25 hours in the Starbase facility and the instructors also … Continue reading Fletcher Falcons Soar!
The Fairfax school woods give students a place to be active and observe nature. This past fall, the high school life science classes surveyed the woods in search of squirrel middens (the pinecone waste and storage structures built by red squirrels to keep themselves fed through the winter). A particular hillside caught the students’ attention … Continue reading BFA Woodland Wildlife
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As part of Technology Tuesdays at Fletcher Elementary, Mrs. Palermo's 5th and 6th grade students have been learning all about geocaching.
Ms. Godin’s fourth grade class has been busy learning about non-fiction writing using ABC Books.
Fletcher's Music Program: Beat Boxing, Boomwhacker and more!
Wednesday Exploratory Experiences at #BFAirfax Elementary focuses on #flexiblelearningenvironments and #transferableskills