STUDENT EXPERIENCE

What does a student’s academic experience look like at ICL Academy? At ICL Academy we make the online education experience rich, rewarding, and engaging. Below are just a few examples of how it works.

COMMON QUESTIONS ON STUDENT EXPERIENCE

The ICL Academy curriculum goes beyond the basics of fulfilling admissions standards at top colleges and universities around the world. Our curriculum prepares students to excel and to make a smooth transition to training, performing, working, and leading in demanding professional institutions and academic environments. Curated and created by our master teachers, our courses emulate the skills, methods, and techniques used by professionals in each subject. We encourage students to partake in intellectual curiosity and life-long learning both within and outside of the classroom.

What do the classes taught by real teachers look like?

Teachers present a unit overview with a video or summary notes relating to the unit’s “big idea.” 

What do courses look like?

Original source documents, digital content, or other materials are used throughout the unit.  

How do our teachers teach?

Teachers provide recorded videos designed specifically to reinforce the unit’s conceptual framework.

How do our students interact?

Students participate in virtual group discussions of the unit’s relevance to their sport or activity. 

How do our lesson plans enhance students' interests and passions?

Units include assessments and project-based learning opportunities designed to draw connections between the content and the student’s passion. 

How are courses set up, and can I learn at my own pace?

A typical course is separated into “units of mastery;” each student moves through each unit at their own pace.