Middle School Curriculum
Lafayette Online Academy uses the FuelEd middle school curriculum to serve our students in grades 6-8. FuelEd curriculum utilizes fewer hands-on materials than the K12 program, yet shares an extensive use of rich and engaging interactive elements, including Flash tutorials, whiteboard illustrations, practice games, and videos. Students can also engage in simulations, including virtual labs. All of these features appeal to different learning styles, particularly to visual and kinesthetic learners.
The FuelEd curriculum contains key features such as:
These characters look like they just stepped out of a video game, helping students establish connections between academic topics and the real world.
In many courses, students can click on a headset icon and listen to the text, which provides powerful support for less confident readers.
Courses and Academic Levels
FuelEd has more than 170 middle and high school courses, and provides three academic levels: Foundations, Standard, and Advanced Placement.
FuelEd has special depth in credit recovery, which gives students the opportunity to recover credits necessary to graduate. There is also support for English Language Learners, who can have the text read aloud.
Get more specific information about how each subject and grade-level course works to ignite a passion for learning in your child.