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威尼斯人官网 is an excellent academic community. Our highly qualified and dedicated faculty, themselves lifelong learners, 通过充满激情的主题展示创造一个充满活力的学习环境. 他们花时间促进智力、情感、身体、道德和精神的发展. As our students move through our program, 通过探索速成课程和专业选修课,鼓励学生发现自己的学术兴趣,培养自己的学术热情. 大学预科, 荣誉, 大学水平的大学先修课程对威尼斯人正网网址的学者提出了挑战,以发现他们的兴趣和能力范围.

课程 & 指令

威尼斯人正网网址的课程和教学项目提供了广泛的机会和经验. Our Middle School (grades 6-8) curriculum encourages the holistic 成长th of our students. Middle School classes focus on building a firm foundation of learning skills, fundamental subject-matter knowledge, and a belief in the value of life-long learning. 威尼斯人正网网址的高中(9-12年级)课程建立在中学经验的基础上,以高要求的大学预科课程为特色,旨在为学生进入美国乃至世界上最具竞争力的学院和大学做准备. 该项目以融合21世纪全球公民平衡的人文传统为特色, 管理, and technological competence, all designed to graduate confident servant leaders.
 
 

Comparing 大学预科 to 荣誉 & AP课程

Differences between Advanced Placement (AP) and 荣誉, 大学预科 courses

While all courses at 威尼斯人正网网址 prepare students for college and beyond, 我们的大学预修课程(AP)和荣誉课程与标准的大学预科课程的区别在于,AP/荣誉课程要求学生:
  • have a greater 深度 of understanding in the areas of study
  • achieve higher levels of analysis
  • have more sophistication in the work they produce
  • meet higher expectations as independent thinkers/learners
在理想的情况下, 学生应该对AP/荣誉课程的主题充满热情,他们注册的步伐, 深度, and difficulty of the classes will be faster and greater than 大学预科 courses. AP和荣誉课程的学生应该对材料投入更多,并在课堂上保持更高的注意力. 

Key differences by subject area:

6项清单.

  • 英语

    • 在荣誉课程, 结论性评估在写作提示中提供更多选择,而形成性评估通常较长. 在十年级的水平, 荣誉 students have summer reading, additional texts to read during the school year, 并且希望他们在课堂讨论和书面工作中表现出更强的分析技巧.
    • AP students move at a much faster rate through the material, have more timed assessments in preparation for the exam, and are expected to have stronger analytical skills. 
    • Summer reading is only assigned to 荣誉 and AP students.
  • 美术

    • 视觉艺术 - AP和荣誉课程的学生将以更高的速度创作艺术作品,并花更多的时间进行独立研究,以发展他们的实践. In the Photography course and Drawing and Painting courses, students are expected to submit to exhibition opportunities throughout the year. In all advanced 视觉艺术 courses, students participate in critiques throughout the year, 给他们的同伴反馈,并与小组/老师进行一致的对话,以推进他们的工作. 
    • 表演艺术 -荣誉乐队的学生在多个比赛中表演,并希望参加课外练习,以发展他们的技能. 学生们专注于他们自己的乐器,而教师在一个研讨会式的环境中指导和教学.
  • 人文学科

    • AP and 荣誉 courses cover more material, 以更快的速度移动, involve more-difficult texts, and have a more-rigorous writing expectation. AP assessments tend to be formal tests and essays with a few projects, while 大学预科 courses allow more room for creative assessments.
    • In AP课程 specifically, students develop and use the same skills, 实践, and methods employed by historians: analyzing primary and secondary sources; developing historical arguments; making historical connections; and utilizing reasoning about comparison, 因果关系, and continuity and change over time.
  • 数学

    • 高级课程和荣誉课程不加速,而是更深入地钻研课程.
    • 高级和荣誉数学课程是为积极的数学家,喜欢批判性思维, 解决问题, and exploring various concepts.
  • 科学

    • AP和荣誉课程的节奏更快,学生被要求快速掌握材料. Students are also expected to be more independent in their learning and, if something doesn't make sense, students should be proactive about finding answers on their own. 
    • Course material is more complex in AP and 荣誉 courses; not only is the pace faster, but the abstract and complex ideas are a more central theme to the class.
  • 世界语言

    • AP and 荣誉 courses are only available in language after level 3.
    • 拉丁拉丁IV荣誉 服务于双重目的,为学生准备的严格和注意细节要求为AP拉丁语课程做好充分的准备,以及为那些更喜欢进一步的拉丁语学习不受AP拉丁语考试的限制的人提供一个丰富的课程. 美联社拉丁 prepares students for the 美联社拉丁 Caesar/Vergil exam.
    • 西班牙语
      • 西班牙第四荣誉 重点是帮助学生熟练掌握西班牙语和发展批判性思维技能. 学生能够在个人和专业环境中更有效地用西班牙语交流,并更好地理解西班牙文化. It also prepares students for the rigor needed to take the 美联社西班牙语 & 文化课程及考试.
      • 美联社西班牙语 & 文化 prepares students for the 美联社西班牙语 & 文化考试.
      • 西班牙V荣誉 focuses on analyzing 西班牙语 literature, comparing literary texts and arts in 西班牙语, engaging in discussions about literary texts completely in 西班牙语. 该课程与AP西班牙文学和文化课程相同,但不受AP西班牙文学的限制 & 文化考试.
      • 美联社西班牙文学 & 文化 prepares students for the 美联社西班牙文学 & 文化考试.

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