A learner-centered model balances authentic, personalized, competency-based, inclusive, and equitable learning experiences. Explore how and find out how to get started with incorporating these elements in practice.
Inquiry, innovation, and impact are the three tenets of Mount Vernon School. Their goal is to prepare students to become engaged citizen leaders who are eager to make their impact on the world. Using human-centered design thinking as a guide, Mount Vernon fosters a learner-centered culture where students are encouraged to ask questions, find unique solutions to problems, and take agency over their learning.
Space of Mind (SOM) offers K-12 students an experiential learning experience designed for our modern, social world. Their staff of educators, called “coaches,” provide a creative, flexible, and personalized educational environment that fosters social, emotional, and academic growth for all learners. Elevating their theme-centered and project-based approach to learning, the Altitude Learning platform enables SOM students and coaches to capture all forms of learning and track individual progress toward standards, competencies, and individualized goals.