BRONX COALITION COMMUNITY
SCHOOL FOR TECHNOLOGY
The school is divided into Beginnings, Journeys (1) and (2) and the
Senior Institute. Students must complete Beginnings, Journeys (1)
and (2) and successfully present (3) three portfolios to be eligible
for admittance into Senior Institute.
Beginnings An introductory curriculum to secondary school which
is structured around cooperative learning concepts and developing
"habits of mind". Classes are interdisciplinary and all students take
Math/Science, Humanities, Computers, Gym Art and a Foriegn Language.
Students begin Introduction to Community Service and complete 25 service
hours. Portfolios are developed throughoout the year and ae used as
exit criteria to the next division.
Journeys I Students continue taking interdisciplinary classes in
Humanities, which will include History, Literature, Foreign Language
and Art. Math/Science will include Algebra, Geometry, Human and Animal
Biology, Dissection Labs and Computer Technology. The essential questions
that drive the curriculum for Journeys I are: What is a system? How
do systems develop and work? How do systems impact and influence our
lives? Why do we need systems? Through cooperative learniing and meaningful
linkages inthe curriculum, students will be able to identify and interpret
the relevance of systems across the curriculum and in their lives.
Students will also be expected to complete 25 hours of Community Service
through out the school year.
Journeys II In the second phase of Journeys, students begin to separate
the curriculums and take classes in Literature, History, Math and
Science, Art and Computer Technology.e essential question driving
the curriculum for Journeys II is: How does a system impact o individuals
in a community? Students will be required to develop a Post Secondary
Plan. Together with a Parent/Guardian, the Advisor and student will
review his/her school history and accomplishments and develop a plan
for college or employment. Students will complete 50 hours of Community
Upon entering the Senior Institute, students will select from either
the Math/Science or History/Literature block, an area for in-depth
inquiry and the development of an independent research project. Students
will conduct independent research under the guidance of Senior Institute
team teachers and Advisors. Courses in Math, Science, History, Literature,
Study Skills, Pre-employment Skills SAT Prep, Languages, Research
and relevant classes in Community Colleges will be provided.