Project Homework! Focus on EL in challenging times

Our innovative Expeditionary Learning (EL) model is flexible so that students are able to continue their learning during these challenging times. Teachers have adapted and assigned expeditions that integrate hand-ons activities and critical thinking skills — a hallmark of EL curriculum — that culminate in a final project. Here are just a few examples of Read More »

Student-led conferences

The teachers at Safe Passage help our students understand that they are accountable for their actions. This is an important aspect of Expeditionary Learning, which is the guiding methodology of our full-day school. Student-led conferences are a major component of this. In these conferences, which are held every semester, students share portfolios of their work Read More »

You’re not a passenger but a crew member on your learning journey

Crew is a key component of Expeditionary Learning, our guiding methodology at our full-day elementary school. What is a crew? A crew consists of one teacher and 10-15 students who meet every day to check in, set goals, reflect on their work, learn team-building skills, and implement our core learning values. Students are encouraged to Read More »