Category 'Curriculum'

15
May

Thoughts on Education: Casa (3 – 6 years of age) – The Advantage of 3 Year Age Classes

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  In the OMS Casa program, we incorporate mixed-age classes in which students who are three, four and five years old come together in a supportive and eager learning community. This assists individual students to experience rewarding and enjoyable learning as they acquire knowledge and skills from each other. Just as children love to copy […]

3
Mar

Thoughts on Education: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

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In the middle of the twentieth century, a few scientists began to discover that humans have a third drive (the first two are those of satisfying biological needs and response to rewards and punishments). That third drive is the need to satisfy internal motivations for what we do. The three essential components of a system […]