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What Makes The Children's School Unique

We, at The Children’s School, are dedicated to teaching in the philosophy of progressive education.  On a daily basis, our faculty work with uniquethe children to challenge them academically, support their social and emotional development, and celebrate their accomplishments. We implement a diverse curriculum and encourage each child to develop their intellectual curiosity each day.

The Children’s School is committed to:

  • Experiential learning that encourages hands-on, cooperative experiences.
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving, and intrinsic motivation.
  • Challenging students to take personal and social responsibility, and to respect their own and others’ values.
  • Facilitating children’s exposure to civic engagement projects and ideals.
  • Assessing student’s skills and knowledge in a developmentally appropriate way without reliance on test scores.
  • An integrated project-based curriculum that aligns with local, state, and national academic standards.
  • Developing students who are confident with leadership skills.
  • Child-centered learning that honors small class sizes and low student teacher ratios.
  • Providing multi-age, collaborative experiences for all students.
  • Encouraging children to investigate, explore, question, and discuss.
  • Respect for children’s unique learning styles.
  • Welcoming parents as partners in teaching.
  • Supporting lifelong learning.


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"The marvelous thing about learning style is that every teacher can help to provide a warm prevailing breeze to lift all those “kites” and help them soar. Sometimes the strings may get tangled up, but now we can understand how a little more dimension and space can keep them free and flying."
Emilie Piper

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