The schoolhouse strikes a balance between teacher-led class lessons and student-driven self-directed time. Mentors empower students to find their own answers by asking skillful questions in the inquiry-based style of Coyote Mentoring.
Self-directed time encourages intrinsic motivation to learn and the identification of authentic interests for the foundation of lifelong learning.
In-depth interdisciplinary projects promote lasting understanding.
Weekly field trips take us into the community via bikes, buses, and walking to destinations.
Connecting with nature through core practices, growing local organic food, and learning about our impact on the earth.
Weekly meetings build communication skills and civic responsibility.
The arts infuse the work we do, and open time to play and make allows imagination to grow.
Emotional and Social Intelligence
Time and guidance to resolve conflicts between kids are provided, as are time to create lasting relationships.