Hull InSPIRE STEM
The STEM program at Hull is called inSPIRE and is offered to increase college and career readiness through a collaborative and rigorous curriculum. Students will deepen their learning of Social Studies, Math, Science and Language Arts through periodic integrated interactions between all subject areas. The goal of this program is to empower students to become innovators and technologically proficient problem solvers.
InSPIRE Mission Statement:
The mission of the InSPIRE STEM program at Hull Middle school is to provide students with a challenging, collaborative, interdisciplinary learning environment focused on science, technology, engineering and math by fostering a culture of innovation, inquiry, and problem/project based learning.
Typical classroom instructional strategies will include:
Focus on Problem Based Learning
Students work individually, in pairs, and in small groups to engage in interdisciplinary projects throughout the semester that allows for a unique learning experience. These projects will allow students to experience the world as it exists outside of classroom walls.
Integration between all Content Areas
Literature, writing, classroom activities and projects will allow students to work on mastery of skills and standards for all content areas. This allows for class experiences to have greater relevance to the student.
Emphasis on 21st Century Skills
Students will explicitly practice and improve their 21st century skills such as critical and creative thinking, collaboration, communication, leadership development, and technology skills.
**Based on Peachtree Ridge High School SPIRE program goals and definition. Adheres and supports Georgia STEM goals.
InSPIRE STEM TEAMS
Hull offers inSPIRE STEM Teams for students in grades 6 and 7. InSPIRE Teams use a project-based learning (PBL) instructional approach that integrates Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Math via a series of quarterly driving questions. This program aligns with the Peachtree Ridge SPIRE program. Hull inSPIRE is available to students of all abilities, including gifted, special education, and traditional learners. Students utilize collaborate and communication skills and a variety of technologies to solve real-world problems.