Project-based learning and emergent curriculum that incorporates
student questions, ideas, plans, and research.

Curriculum meets all state and district academic standards.

Multiple ways to express knowledge and assess learning.

Parent and community member involvement and education.

Collaborative activities and an environment supporting feedback.

Positive discipline and conflict resolution skills.

Regular opportunities to engage in
physical activities, visual and performing arts, and with nature.

Flexible grouping in classes to facilitate access to core content.

On-going collaboration between teachers and SSU faculty.