CHILDREN ARE NATURAL LEARNERS.
Our school honors and nurtures students’ natural curiosity and innate desire to learn, fostering internal motivation and the passion for discovery.
EDUCATION SHOULD ENHANCE INDIVIDUALITY,
NOT DEMAND CONFORMITY.
Education should respond to the unique developmental trajectory of all students and focus on their holistic social, emotional, intellectual, cognitive, cultural, and physical development.
LEARNING HAPPENS BEST THROUGH INTEGRATED
AND MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCES.
Children learn best through hands-on opportunities that weave relevant skills and content throughout interdisciplinary projects and provides them with hands-on and authentic learning opportunities.
EDUCATION SHOULD EMPOWER STUDENTS TO IMPROVE
THEIR COMMUNITIES AND WORLD.
Effective educational experiences amplify students’ voices, agency, conscience, and intellect to create a more equitable, just, and sustainable world.
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION PHILOSOPHIES
Source: "Schools of Quality," by John Jay Bonstigl, and "In Search of Understanding," by Martin C. Brooks and Jaqueline Grennon, Independent Schools. Published by the National Association of Independent Schools. Reprinted with permission.