Work with your partners to explore various educational philosophies and school designs using the resources page.
Develop an educational philosophy, a mission statement that accurately captures your school's purpose, and a 3D school design that best suits your school's approach to learning.
Your work will culminate in the creation of a website for your ideal school. The website will lay out the educational philosophy by which your school will operate, will clearly articulate your school's mission, and will artistically display your design.
Website requirements by page
School name, brief description of school, images, page menu, day-in-the-life of one of your students
Five paragraph statement articulating the educational principles on which school is based
1-3 sentence mission statement explaining school’s vision
3D model of school, architectural design choices explained, specific features highlighted
Two paragraphs describing past school experiences and their influences on philosophy and design choices
List of linked multimedia sources used to develop understanding of educational philosophy and school design
Blue School, New York City
Quest to Learn, New York City
The Green School, Bali
The Green School in Bali stands out as an example of sustainable design.
High Tech High, San Diego, CA
Putney School, Vermont
Summerhill School, England
Brightworks, San Francisco
Sudbury Valley, Massachusetts