We are on a miraculous journey.

We believe in Exploration!

Exploration learning is a concept that involves the use of hands-on manipulatives, student inquiry, thematic integrated-subject instruction, learning in multi-aged cooperative groups, and active participation in a project-based authentic assessment learning process.

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We believe in Navigating Educational Seas!

Students learn through their own discoveries as they investigate the world around them.  Students demonstrate their knowledge through presentations and projects while teachers assess their learning through observation and keeping records of student progress. 

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We believe in following the Charts of Expert Sailors!

The theory that explorative, inquiry-based learning is an effective method of education is borne out by many educational authorities, solid educational research, brain-based studies, and various model schools using the method. Explorative learning embraces many of the practices found in the philosophies of Montessori, Waldorf, Project-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Learning, and Learning through Play.

We believe in providing appropriate Navigational Tools!

Students are provided with a multitude of resources to be successful, such as inquiry based science curriculum, project-based family math lessons, primary source history documents, and an integrated subject reading program.

We believe in guiding each student into becoming a respectful, responsible, resourceful Crew Member!

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Throw off the bow lines, Sail away from the safe harbor, Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
— Mark Twain, American Author

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We offer links to our Parent handbook and downloads on our USA Charter. Browse our Chart Room and find forms and documents you may be looking for.

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