Creations: Grades 1-2
In the 1st and 2nd grade classroom, the academic focus is heavily based on learning foundational skills to help students become lifelong learners. The goal of early elementary school is to generate an inner enthusiasm for learning within every child. Students will learn core reading and math skills through hands-on lessons and an interactive curriculum.
Students also participate in weekly science, Spanish, music, mindfulness, social studies, and art class.
Environment and Community:
A focus in the primary years is to develop a strong connection to the earth.
Students take part in weekly sustainability class where they learn about sustainable living. Classes include gardening, baking, crafting, sewing, etc.
The curriculum emphasizes a natural connection between body and mind. Students are encouraged to explore the connections between their bodies and emotions and to develop a sense of what their bodies have to say. A priority is placed on healthy, positive communication and mindfulness in all actions.