Core Values of Davidson Academy Online Courses
Davidson Academy Online courses are designed specifically for profoundly gifted students based on courses taught at the Davidson Academy's day school in Reno. All courses will adhere to the following core values:
Courses will have an appropriate level of rigor that will challenge students to achieve in a supportive online classroom that encourages academic risk and growth.
Courses will provide students with a highly supportive learning environment that will address the needs of individual learners and provide opportunities for student voice in learning.
Courses will provide opportunities for participants to think critically, form and support opinions, and experience a variety of perspectives.
Courses will rely on a rich and authentic two-way discourse between all participants.
Courses will contain synchronous instructional elements that require collaboration among participants.