Open Window Online is a high-quality, high-challenge, high-support program for gifted third, fourth, and fifth graders. Our students experience a full academic program that combines challenging content, project-based learning, intentional collaboration, and social/emotional learning. Open Window Online is the comprehensive online learning experience you have been looking for.
A day in the life of an Open Window Online student
Open Window Online is not like most online schools. Our students join each other online in live, synchronous learning on a daily basis following a regular schedule. Each day, students experience…
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OWO students begin each day with a Morning Meeting to plan for the day ahead, and most of all, have some fun together. Being known by peers and having opportunities to enjoy each other means more success in collaborations and learning the rest of the day.
Each day, students have a dedicated time to work collaboratively on their “Big Project" which allows students to make connections between math, reading, science, social studies, art, culture, and more.
During daily Core Learning time, students work in the areas of math, reading, writing, social studies, and science. Small classes mean that students can work at their current level with support from a teacher, and also be challenged to learn more.
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Preparing for Field Research
Our curriculum is built for both Project Learning and Core Learning, so our four in-person excursions each year allow for field research that directly relates to what is learned in class.
Social & Emotional Learning
OWO students also spend time dedicated to developing self-awareness, emotional regulation, collaboration skills, healthy boundaries, and leadership skills, for both in-person and online spaces.
A Community of Gifted Learners
Our Community Time allows students to feel connected, and many have found a place where they belong at OWO.