I am developing an idea for my school that incorporates project based learning, independent studies, traditional learning, home school, and traditional school. I am looking for schools that have experience in any of blending some of these categories that I can visit.
The idea is to create a model that allows students needs to take precedence over the curriculum. To be exact we want to evaluate each student and place them in a structure that meets their needs. Parents can opt into the traditional school model ("teacher led") or have their students participate in the hybrid program ("student led"). The hybrid program would facilitate the technology programs that we have in place. Homeschool students in the area would have access to the same programs and a supervising teacher to keep track of students progress and help make their homeschool experience successful. School based students that learn independently can accelerate through their core curriculum with the aid of a specialist and then proceed to subjects of interest. Students that are not independently driven will be allowed to join PBL groups during portions of the day as suited to their needs.
It's a lot to wrap your head around which is why I would like to visit some schools to get a clearer picture of what is possible. Does anyone know of any such schools? I've searched the internet and haven't found much...