The 4x4 block schedule allows for extended periods of time for in-depth exploration and engagement with subjects.
- Extended Focus: Longer class periods in a 4x4 block schedule can allow for more in-depth discussion, hands-on activities, and collaborative projects. This extended time frame might be particularly beneficial for students who prefer to delve deeply into topics.
- Reduced Context Switching: Fewer transitions between classes each day can minimize disruptions and help students maintain their focus on the subject matter. This can benefit students who prefer consistency and a stable environment for learning.
- Project-Based Learning: The longer periods in a block schedule can lend themselves well to project-based learning approaches, which can be engaging and allow for more comprehensive exploration of subjects. Many students, including girls, can find project-based learning to be highly motivating.
- Flexibility: A 4x4 block schedule can provide flexibility for teachers to design varied and engaging lessons that cater to different learning styles and preferences. This can be advantageous for accommodating the diverse ways in which girls learn.
SCA Schedule General Info
Our curriculum is designed so that students focus on four subjects in each term, allowing for deep learning as well as broad exploration. In this positive and supportive classroom environment, our girls feel empowered to ask questions, express their ideas, and take risks.