5th Component

Edison Academy elective program for students

Why Try? (Program)

Students are taught ten visual analogies to help them deal with life’s daily pressures and challenges. The goal of the Why Try Program is to help students answer the question “Why try in life?” when they are frustrated, confused or angry with the pressures and challenges of life. The program stresses that although making good decisions is hard, doing so results in more opportunity, freedom, self-respect.

2nd Chance Reading

2nd Chance Reading is designed to develop skills in reading. The course integrates reading, writing, vocabulary, speaking, listening, and reasoning to improve the student’s comprehension and fluency. Syllabus