We believe that at times like these the study of history is more important than ever. In this comprehensive text Dr. Melinda Rice, Le Sallay Academy's teacher of history, explains why studying history today is more important than ever and how history can help us make sense of the present.
Our history curriculum takes a global perspective. We teach history not as a series of facts to be learned but as a series of debates that encompass the entire world. When a student leaves our school they will have the skills to evaluate historical claims and conflicting interpretations. They will understand the historical roots of our modern world and they will have learned the habits of mind that are essential to becoming global citizens.
Our school has a unique approach to teaching history that can benefit all middle school learners but especially those who have a keen interest in humanities since they will have an opportunity to explore their interest at a much deeper level than a standard school curriculum.
We offer one scholarship to a student with a demonstrated interest in history.
The scholarship covers one year of full tuition, as well as room and board during the on-site sessions. Travel expenses are not covered.
Parents must ensure that the student is available for online and on-site sessions and has a reliable internet connection throughout the day.
The application is open to the parents or guardians of students of 10-14 y.o. residing in any country who will:
"A pioneer in blended learning" (Forbes.com) -- Le Sallay International Academy is an innovative independent school for children aged 10-14. We offer interactive online classes led by an international team of highly qualified teachers fluent in virtual education. Every trimester we have a 3-week in-person session in France (or during COVID in countries open to travel and the US). Our school is quarantine-proof and we guarantee uninterrupted learning.
We are an inclusive environment for students with diverse learning needs, academically gifted, and 2e learners. Our academically advanced curriculum and personalized learning plans help students stay motivated and challenge them to grow. To learn more about our approach to teaching please watch the Virtual Open House.
The final decision will be announced before or on 10 June.
If you have more questions about the application procedure, please contact us at .
To learn about other scholarships we offer, visit the Scholarships page.
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