We have finished the official teaching portion of our soft skills curriculum. This is a good time to pause and reflect. During the remainder of the semester you should be asking yourself questions like these…
Last Friday marked the first Credentialing Day of the 2014-2015 school year. During Credentialing Day, all WTMC teachers meet to discuss the progress of each student in our Middle College classes. Every student is assigned a Soft Skill “credential” – an “N,” “S,” or “R” – in each of their WTMC classes, and these credentials determine whether the student is on track towards taking college classes next Fall.
At the start of every school year, WTMC takes our new students to the University of Michigan challenge program.
This year, the beautiful fall weather set the stage for a comfortable and fun day for students — but the day was more than just games of tag, “rubber-chicken volleyball,” and attempting to complete the “wild woozy.” The challenge program is an essential part of how we prepare students for the transition to college. Continue reading