Unlocking Potential: Inspiring learners to Thrive

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We believe in the extraordinary potential of every student. We envision a world where their unique gifts, talents, and passions are celebrated, nurtured, and empowered to make a lasting impact. Our approach to education goes beyond traditional boundaries, offering a dynamic community of  curiosity, creativity, and risk-taking.

 

From the moment a child walks through our doors, we pose a question that guides our philosophy: “What could your child learn if there were no limits?” This mindset fuels our commitment to creating a joyful learning environment where relationships are everything .

 

Students of all ages partner with an advisor to complete a personalized learning plan (PLP.) This is a dynamic document that students in grades 3 and above update weekly, setting and tracking goals, documenting achievements, and tracking progress. 

 

A key component of the PLP is the learner questionnaire. This section asks students to describe their interests, their strengths- both academically and personally- and their hopes about what their school year will be like. 

 

Guides use this information to tailor curriculum and instruction for each student. Guides incorporate high-interest topics into lessons, encourage growth and challenge, and help kids find new areas of interests. Each student has an advisor and bi-weekly advisory meetings to track progress and discuss feedback, both from the student and to the student. 

 

At MSGA, we believe in learning with purpose. Our students tackle real-world problems, drawing inspiration from past innovations and envisioning future possibilities. They collaborate with community leaders, innovators, and practitioners, gaining insights into the social context of discovery and innovation. Each academic quarter culminates in project presentations, where students showcase their learning journey to parents and community members, fostering a sense of pride and accomplishment.

 

As we embrace the digital age, technology is a tool for personalized learning. It allows students to progress at their own pace with support from their guides. Adaptive technologies complement our hands-on approach, ensuring every child receives the attention and resources needed to thrive.

 

Our commitment to excellence extends beyond the classroom, empowering students to unlock their full potential and make meaningful contributions to the world.

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