THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
The students are under the guidance of a core group of teachers dedicated to the developmental readiness within their division. Realizing that we are nurturing the skills that will garner success in the 21st century, we ready students for Exhibition of Mastery projects at fourth, eighth, and twelfth grades. Through individually created projects that demand problem-solving, researching, and writing skills and ultimately a public presentation, the Charleston Collegiate student becomes the expert on his or her topic.
Our teachers are also experts in the developmental needs of students in their class and receive professional development training in this area. The teachers have common planning time to discuss and address the needs of each of our learners both socially and academically. During their team plan time, teachers are also able to develop interdisciplinary units of instruction since students at this age need to be able to see the connections between what they are learning in each subject area to attend to their cognitive development and soft skill enhancement.