2018-19 Enrollment Information Session

Today, we welcomed many grade 6 and some grade 7 parents to the FA space! We shared a little bit of information about the history of FA, our philosophy, as well as the key pillars of the FA program. Below you will find a copy of the presentation we shared, the student perspectives video and…

2017-18 Enrolment: Parent Information Session

Are you a grade 6 parent? Want to find out more about Futures Academy and if it is right for your child? Please join us on November 23rd at 10 a.m. in the Futures Academy space for a parent information session. In the meanwhile, please explore our website and let us know if you have…

Back to School Night!

Welcome Futures Academy Parents to our website and blog! On our website you will find plenty of useful information such as information about the grade 7 and grade 8 units, our current project schedule, facilitator bios, reporting practices and more. While you are here, please subscribe to our blog to ensure you stay updated throughout…

Scheduling

The attached schedule allows for both whole class and small group instruction. Sections that have been divided indicate that this is a block of time in which students will be placed in small groups. Large open sections are for whole class instruction in order to “front load” content necessary for major project work. There are…

The Classroom: The “third teacher”

The new buzz phrase in education is the classroom as the “third teacher.” In the digital, do it yourself age of the 21st century, classrooms can indeed do much of the teaching if they are set up correctly. Through my exploration of classroom and school design last year, I came across several resources that helped…