Ten Community Based Training classrooms in the Phoenix Union High School District are piloting a new curriculum called Unique Learning Systems.
Unique Learning System is an online, standards-based curriculum specifically designed to meet the needs of students with special needs to accommodate the diversity of learners with significant disabilities.
The curriculum consists of monthly instructional thematic units of study.
The topic for the month of November is High School Science Fair.
North High School students, under the direction of teacher April Wynn worked on language arts, math, and life skills activities related to the topic. Their culminating activity was the Science Fair, held November 21.
“We had 24 students presenting 11 group science experiments. We had great parent, staff, and student involvement,” Wynn said. “Our students really blew the teachers and teacher assistants away with their independent presentation skills at the fair and the pride in accomplishment that they felt in presenting their projects to the visitors.”