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Education SceneEngaging students in real-world learning.BY BLAKE PREWITT, ED.S.Districts continue to adapt and ad- vance to ensure that graduates remain competitive in the world economy. This means providing students with opportu- nities to expand their knowledge while exploring some of the many pathways to college and career success. Students have more options then ever at the high school level to gain knowledge and ex- perience that will prepare them to make important life choices around career goals and future learning opportunities.Principles of Biomedical ScienceAP Computer Science Principles is an Advanced Placement course offered through College Board and taught by Lakeview staff. Advanced Placement courses are high school classes that help prepare students for the rigors of college and can lead to college cred- it. According to College Board, “AP Computer Science Principles can help you understand how computing and technology influence the world around you. Learn how to creatively address real-world issues while using the same tools and processes that artists, writers, computer scientists, and engineers use to bring ideas to life.”“In the new global economy, the only resource that is really rooted in a nation – the ulti- mate source of all of its wealth – is its people. To com- pete and win, ourWith that in mind, Lakeview High School is pleased to introduce three new courses to students next fall.• Principles of Biomedical Sciencestudents are introduced to human phys- iology, basic biology, medicine and re- search processes.Kindergarten at LakeviewBoth Project Lead the Way and Ad- vanced Placement programs provide Lakeview teachers with the training, re- sources, and support they need to engage students in the real-world learning pro- vided through their curricula.Incoming kindergarten students & families are invited to:• Learn about kindergarten readiness, preparing for the first day of school and enrolling your child• Receive information on bussing, school meals and child care• Visit kindergarten classrooms, meet the teachers and get to know other students and familiesnext fall?Now Offering Young Fives Early KindergartenThese are just some of the project based programs available to Lakeview students, some starting as early as middle school, that help develop higher level thinking and problem solving skills while helping align the students’ know ledge and skill development with the requirements of tomorrow’s workforce.• Biomedical Science – Human Body SystemsHuman Body Systems allows stu- dents the opportunity to “explore sci- ence in action” by working through real world medical cases and human medi- cal mysteries. Students design experi- ments and use data acquisition software to monitor body functions including muscle movement, reflex and respira- tion. Students are also provided the op- portunity to build organs and tissues on a skeletal manikin.• AP Computer Science PrinciplesPrinciples of Biomedical Science and Human Body Systems classes are two Project Lead the Way (PLTW) courses taught by highly trained Lakev- iew High School teachers. PLTW’s goal is to empower students to “develop and apply in-demand transportable skills by exploring real-world challenges.”introduces students to biomedical sci- ence through opportunities to investigate concepts of biology and medicine and to explore specific health conditions. This is accomplished through the med- ical investigation of the death of a fic- tional person. Through these activities,Will your child attendworkforce must be well educated, well trained, and highly skilled.” – Former U.S. Secretary of Labor, Robert ReichKindergarten Open HousesWhether Lakeview graduates choose to pursue a college degree, career training or to enter the work force, our pre-Kindergarten – 12th grade education lays the groundwork for their success. Today’s high school graduates must be solution-oriented problem solvers adept at researching, organizing and applying new ideas. Lakeview staff members are proud to offer a learning environment that fosters these skills as an integral part of the educational process.Monday, March 256:00-7:30 p.m. Westlake Elementary 1184 South 24th StreetTuesday, March 266:00-7:30 p.m. Prairieview Elementary 1675 Iroquois AvenueWednesday, March 276:00-7:30 p.m. Minges Brook Elementary 435 Lincoln Hill DriveThursday, March 286:00-7:30 p.m. Riverside Elementary 650 Riverside DriveLearn more! www.lakeviewspartans.org (269) 565-240616 SCENE 4403 I EDUCATION ISSUE


































































































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