Site Visit:Amana Academy - Alpharetta, GA - Amana Academy is both an EL Education Credentialed Network School and a Certified STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) public charter school providing a robust Expeditionary STEM education to students in grades K-8 in Fulton County, Georgia. Amana serves one of the most diverse student populations in the county, if not the state, with students claiming over 40 countries of heritage, more than 26 different languages spoken in their homes, and no majority race or ethnicity represented. This diversity is a direct contributor to student success, as global awareness builds empathy and provides context for the historical and contemporary issues that students are exploring in their learning. Amana Academy implements the EL Education Language Arts curriculum in grades K-8. Participants will observe how students are challenged to think critically and apply the standards they learn in the classroom to solve problems and make contributions to their local and global communities. Witness how STEM is integrated across all subjects and woven throughout Learning Expeditions to empower students to develop authentic solutions and create high-quality products that matter. Come see the next generation of scientists, engineers, technologists and thought leaders who are getting smart to do good.
Focus Area: Learning Expeditions
Grade Level: Primary, Elementary, Middle
Class Level: 100
School/Organization: Amana Academy