"Clear thinking leads to good decisions, that good decisions lead to the right habits, that the right habits lead to character and that character becomes destiny"
Primary focus on academic development
Focuses on the whole child: social, emotional, physical, and academic growth
Single-aged classroom with rows of desks and teacher at the front of the room
Multi-age collaborative environments similar to Google or Facebook
One-size-fits-all curriculum with report cards
Personalized goals and
learning plans with transparent progress tracking
Latest in adaptive tech and hands on materials to teach core-skills.
Teacher makes the rules
Learners establish a self-governed community with contracts, town hall meetings, etc.
The latest in educational technology for self paced mastery in reading, writing, and math skills.
Deep socratic discussions about heroes, history, and self governance to hone critical thinking skills and the ability to powerfully think, write and speak.
Hands-on project based quests to master the tools and skills needed to solve problems in the real world.
Written promises and covenants that form a tightly bound community of individuals learning to form authentic friendships and honestly resolve interpersonal problems.