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Distance Learning Plan

Distance Learning Plan

Due to the current spread of coronavirus cases in Arizona, we do not anticipate returning to in-person instruction until after fall break (August 17 – October 5).  We are now able to offer a more robust, fully-remote learning program. As a team, we reflected on...
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

This week we have taken some time to observe, reflect, and learn. We are outraged by the inhumane killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Dion Johnson and many others, and the reminders of continued individual and systemic racism found in America. We,...
Wonder

Wonder

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 with a sense of awe. They...
Joy

Joy

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 write, if in the...
Growth

Growth

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. This research impacts...