Hamden Hall is pleased to be among leading independent schools from around the world in offering online courses as a member of Global Online Academy. This not-for-profit organization offers top-quality online courses that go beyond the confines of the traditional school curriculum.
Course offerings include Bioethics, Neuropsychology, Game Theory, Medical Problem Solving, Computational Thinking, and Introduction to Investments, to name just a few. All courses are taught by gifted teachers drawn from the faculties of member schools.
Hamden Hall joined Global Online Academy because of the quality of its programs and the similarity of our goals. Hamden Hall's Vision Statement is rooted in our zeal for excellence and our desire to create cultural, communal, and global citizenship in our graduates.
Global Online Academy uses 21st-century learning skills as a means of connecting students with teachers and peers with a wide range of cultural perspectives. Teachers use techniques that support students in becoming creative, flexible, proactive learners who can communicate and work effectively with peers from other states and around the world. The connections created through the use of interactive online tools ensure that each class brings students and teachers together in such a way as to create a diverse, intellectually challenging learning environment.
At Hamden Hall, the opportunity to take one of these online courses is offered to qualified juniors and seniors who may apply to take a course in lieu of a traditional elective.
"Global Online Academy opens up doors of opportunity for our students that are not available through the traditional classroom," said Head of School Bob Izzo. "We are excited to be able to fulfill our mission in collaboration with this superb group of educators."
For more information about Global Online Academy, you can view the Course Catalog here and see GOA guidelines in the Hamden Hall curriculum guide.
GOA reimagines learning to empower students and educators to thrive in a globally networked society.
Hamden Hall Country Day School is a nurturing and inclusive community with a dynamic learning environment that promotes academic excellence by understanding each child and fostering their individual growth.