Global Strengths Program

The Clariden School in Southlake, TX is undergoing a wonderful transformation. They redesigning their upper school into what is referred to as The Global Strengths Program. The 7-12 grade curriculum will be project rather than discrete subject based. To graduate, students will complete 16 projects, 4 years of Discovering and Developing their Strengths, 4 Years of a unique entrepreneurial class, an internship and a design course.

For motivated, innovative thinkers, the school curriculum is designed to graduate world class innovators, entrepreneurs and humanitarians. With a choice of any world language to learn as an undergird to the projects, students will also participate in global online projects, connecting with students around the world to solve authentic problems.

With a focus on writing and communication skills, students’ work will be performance assessed rather than tested using traditional and ineffective testing methods. Stay tuned for more information regarding this engaging program.

Jenifer Fox is an internationally published author, educational keynote speaker and leading innovator on 21st Century Learning. Her groundbreaking book, Your Child’s Strengths, a Guide for Teachers and Parents (Viking/Penguin) is widely accepted as the definitive guide to developing success through a focus on strengths for children. Jenifer authored The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists (Wiley) and has created Differentiated Instruction, an online professional course for teachers.

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