Class of the Week: Mr. Krohn's Class Builds Canoes at Wausau EGL Academy

Students at Wausau Engineering and Global Leadership Academy are taking charge of they're own learning where it's creating a unique opportunity.

Principal Tim Fetting says among many great things at the charter school, all of the students choose to attend the school.

The school focuses on project based learning; with an emphasis in science, technology, engineering and math.

Lead instructor Michael Krohn's class is building canoes which is something students say they probably wouldn't get to experience in a normal classroom setting.

One of the students even weighing in saying he chose to attend Wausau EGL Academy because he didn't enjoy just sitting in a classroom all day.

Krohn says a lot of work goes into building the canoes and the attention to detail inspires critical thinking skills. He also says they'll test them out on the water once they're finished.

Not all the students who attend the school are interested in engineering. The good news is anyone can apply.

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