Windward Navigation is an advisory course that focuses students on preparing for career and college and ensuring that our students are successful with their high school courses. Students attend Navigation daily for 45 minutes.
Navigation classes are typically smaller than core and elective classes, consisting of around 20 students of mixed age, grade, and abilities. Students are assigned a Navigation teacher/advisor as a freshman and generally remain with the same teacher/advisor and student group throughout their high school career.
The typical Navigation week follows this schedule:
Some of the themes that are covered during Navigation time are:
Career and College Development, Ownership of Learning, Leadership, Service Learning Learning Styles, Metacognitive Skills, High School and Beyond Planning, PBIS, Growth Mindset, Academic Skills