Principles of Mighty Acorns

Small, intimate school with a loving, family feel- special focus on each individual while working as a team

 

Compassionate Communication- emphasis on awareness of feelings, the needs they indicate, and how to meet needs through respectful communication, negotiation, and peace management

 

Community Orientation/Service Learning- awareness, care, and action for ourselves, one another, our families, people in need, animals and plants, and the environment

 

Expeditionary Learning- regular field trips to incorporate real world experience into our themes

 

Nature Awareness, Environmental Education- seasons, weather, flora, fauna awareness/attunement/skills/stewardship

 

Integrated Thematic Learning- monthly/seasonal unifying themes integrated into subjects/skills/activities

Learning Style Led/Individuated Learning/Experiential Education- concepts/activities available in visual, auditory, kinesthetic, musical, artistic, adventurous, enactable, and other forms

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         Monday-Thursday

                    9am-4pm

Near Nevada City