What Is An Emergent Curriculum and What Can It Look Like In The Classroom?
At Phoenix Modern, a significant portion of our weekly schedule is developed to quests: multi-week, interdisciplinary projects that culminate in a student-run exhibition. We approach our quest design using an “emergent curriculum approach.” An emergent curriculum is...
The act of “wondering” is, arguably, one of the most fundamental acts of being human. Ask a person to describe the innate qualities of a young child and you will undoubtedly hear the words “curiosity” or “wonder.” Infants explore their worlds...
In 1938, American philosopher and educator, John Dewey wrote the following quote in his book Experience and Education, "What avail is it to win prescribed amounts of information about geography and history, to win the ability to read and...
At Phoenix Modern, we view learning as a nonlinear continuum. Neuroscience research has demonstrated that our brains are malleable throughout our lives. We are always growing. We have knowledge and skills already and we have more yet to learn....
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