We believe that a well-rounded education should include the following:
- Practical life skills, such as critical thinking, emotional intelligence, financial literacy, career education, communication, household and car maintenance, healthy living, and meal preparation
- Introduction to subjects like English, Math, Science and History, Literature, Art and Music
- More advanced instruction in subjects that interest the student and which they may pursue a career in
- A chance to do research with a college professor in areas of interest
Most schools today do not do a good job at any of these. They mostly omit the life skills; don't provide well rounded general knowledge and in some cases force kids to learn advanced topics like algebra which most of them will never need in their lives. And even when they teach subjects that should be inherently interesting, like literature, they somehow find a way to sap all enjoyment from them.
Our school strikes a good balance of these areas, and we teach them in a way that students enjoy.
Everybody! We believe all students benefit from our curriculum, and we are able to help them grow into well rounded individuals. As we stated above, we are able to give students a lot of individual attention. Students who might fall behind in a traditional school will be given the help they need. And students who would feel unchallenged in such a school will be challenged, including being given the opportunity to do research with local university professors in an area of their choice. We will be starting with the middle and high school grades, and expanding to the elementary grades later.
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For your enterntainment:
Here is an entertaining music video about life skills that are not being taught in schools, sung by pop group BoyInaBand. While this video is not a blueprint for our school, and we are going to teach many other