Branches Academy is a small, private elementary academy. This affords us the ability to offer personal, high quality services. Our standards based instruction and small class sizes ensure that our students receive the education that they deserve. We foster individual relationships so that our students feel loved and secure in an environment that promotes structured choices, responsibility, and respect. All children have unique abilities and interests. Our program encourages your child’s academic growth and development utilizing differentiated instruction. This helps build a strong, individualized academic foundation, providing your child with the opportunity to get the most out of their early educational experiences.
At Branches Academy we are committed to growing the whole child: cognitively, physically, socially, and emotionally. We are committed to ongoing professional development, ensuring that we are educated facilitators and child advocates capable of integrating differentiated, challenging, academic learning experiences into the curriculum that are appropriate to the diverse developmental levels of the children. Our diligence to learning current educational research and trends, as well as utilizing proven educational strategies that are effective, are allowing us to grow successful 21st Century Learners capable of cooperation and collaboration in our ever changing world.
21st century skills learned through our curriculum, which is interdisciplinary, integrated, project-based, and more, include the seven survival skills advocated by Tony Wagner in his book, The Global Achievement Gap:
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
- Collaboration across Networks and Leading by Influence
- Agility and Adaptability
- Initiative and Entrepreneurialism
- Effective Oral and Written Communication
- Accessing and Analyzing Information
- Curiosity and Imagination