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About the Ignite! Learning Model



Ignite! Online Academy will personalize learning for students by meeting with them each week to develop a workplan and build learning on their interests. Each student will create their own learner profile and reflect on their progress through student led conferences. These structures will ensure that all students can grow and learn in ways that are effective, relevant and engaging.

Students enrolled in Ignite! will have access to all adopted and purchased curriculum materials available to Durham Public Schools students in addition to some tools designed for online learning. Ignite! will follow district curriculum maps but take a self-paced and personalized approach using adaptive software like i-Ready and NewsELA. We will also offer significant opportunities to accelerate your student with advanced courses and access to content that matches student interests. Ignite! will be on the cutting edge of education technology.