How many high schools do you know that create fun and challenging curriculum especially for their students?
Our guess is just one:
That’s right. Our sister company, StrongMind, creates coursework for Primavera that goes way beyond those must-haves like rigor and accreditation It inspires our 20,000+ students with relevant information and cool elements — all delivered in ways to spark the imagination.
In this post, we’re shining the light on two recently released courses: Rhetoric and Composition (English 12A) and British Literature (12B).
Rhetoric & Composition
As you can see from our intro video below, we’ve approached Rhetoric in a fresh and unexpected way. It teaches students to think critically, learn how to persuade others and avoid being manipulated by groups or individuals.
According to our English Instructional Designer, Megan, these courses were made to be interesting:
“Every time we put our fingers to the keyboard to create something, we want it to be engaging, useful and meaningful for our students,” she said. “Rather than developing something you HAVE TO do, we create coursework you’ll look forward to diving into.”
Our team guarantees there is something each student will be excited to discover and end up loving in Rhetoric. This is because we cover the topics they care about like sports, technology, emotions, friends and family.
Here is an infographic from the course that shows how people use rhetoric and public advocacy to change lives:
From conducting fictional interviews with characters from a dystopian novel to taking a Sherlock Holmes story and setting it in modern times, our British Literature class brings to life stories, poems and plays.
Whether it’s creepy pieces or twisted tales, students will love the unexpected angles and surprise endings, and leave our class with a newfound appreciation for British Lit.
Check out this captivating reading of the famous Dylan Thomas Poem:
Our curriculum development team is made up of passionate, highly-skilled subject matter, instructional, creative and technology experts. They put their heart and soul into every course to deliver content that is meaningful and helpful in order to inspire a lifelong love of learning in students.
They also create award-winning course elements like this video titled ‘Ozmandias’ from British Lit that was just awarded three Telly Awards:
Stay tuned for information on more of our top-notch courses coming soon!