The Staff Handbook gives guidelines to all staff at the school, including teachers and teaching assistants
Staff appraisal takes place under the overarching philosophy of compassion, dialogue and community.
You can learn without being in a classroom; you can be in a classroom and not learn Children go to school to learn. If you have read the posts about the curriculum and teaching, however, you will know that MBAT has a distinctive approach to that learning. We do not suggest that all learning takesContinue reading “Learning”
Teaching The taught curriculum adheres to the Reduced Formal Curriculum (RFC). There are documents detailing the curriculum content and the Tracking Mechanism for the Core subjects. Lessons are clearly structured. They have a learning objective that comes from the RFC. Teachers are proficient in expressing the learning objective so that it can be used asContinue reading “Dialogue, Community, Compassion, Nature”
Our system of Quality Assurance arises directly from the experience of the children.
We are offering 40% of our curriculum online. As we were designing this school, this aspect led to some serious thinking. The reason we want to offer 40% at distance is to give flexibility to parents and children. It could be two days per week; it could be whole weeks of the school year. WhenContinue reading “Flipping the Classroom”