In the Middle Years Programme (MYP) at KFS, all students participate in the College and Career Readiness course, or CCR. All teachers in the MYP work to foster growth in all students and help them to imagine their futures. For that reason, CCR focuses on career exploration and college preparations by helping students to:
The course meets once per week and helps to counsel students throughout the entire school year and all year levels of the MYP. Its foundation is based around ASCA’s Mindsets and Behavior for Student Success that focus on:
It is individualized, catering to students’ needs and also complements the Approaches to Learning Skills (ATL’S) that are explicitly taught in the units of inquiry of the MYP’s eight subject groups.
|MYP ATL Skills Categories||MYP ATL Skill Clusters|
|Research||VI. Information Literacy|
VII. Media Literacy
|Thinking||VIII. Critical Thinking|
IX. Creative Thinking
The ultimate goal of KFS’ CCR course in the MYP is to provide students with a set of social skills, learning strategies, mindsets and behaviors that will carry them confidently out our doors and successfully through life when they move into the next chapter of their lives.