Project-Based Learning (PBL)

Project-Based Learning is a dynamic and fluid approach to learning that is perfect for teaching students with learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia.  Students begin with a real-world problem that they must solve through a variety of methods.  The problem is approached from a scientific perspective in science, from a historical perspective in social studies/history, and from a mathematical perspective in math.  Students engage in various exploratory activities related to the topic of study.  Students learn to gather and categorize information, hone their writing skills, and effectively communicate through written and oral presentations. The end goal is for our students to walk away with a deeper understanding of the problem and a deeper knowledge of the subject matter related to current events and issues affecting the world.


Trident Academy admits students of any gender, sexual orientation and identity (including transgender status), race, color, religion, national and/or ethnic origin, and provides students with all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. In accordance with applicable law, it does not discriminate in the administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. Similarly, Trident Academy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on disability. However, consistent with Trident Academy’s mission, it is the admission policy that to qualify for admission consideration, students must have diagnosed learning disabilities and/or certain communication disorders and meet certain threshold criteria as evidenced by their professional testing documents.