Posts about A Day In The Life

November 17, 2017

A Day In The Life: Third Grade

Recently, we followed Ms. Castilla's third grade class around to discover what a Learning Expert Teacher's day looks like. We couldn't wait to revisit to dig deeper into what makes third grade tick! Read on to find out what the students have to say about their experience at BASIS Independent Fremont.

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March 22, 2017

Middle School Information Session: Sunday, April 2 at 11 AM

At BASIS Independent Fremont, a K-8 private school, we have designed a world-class curriculum to redefine the formative middle school years to develop creative, innovative and global thinkers ready to excel in high school and beyond. 

In our program, middle school students engage in high-level content across disciplines. They are guided by Subject Expert Teachers with advanced degrees who develop students with in-depth application of critical thinking skills. 

Middle School Highlights Include:

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December 22, 2016

Day-in-the-Life Series: First Grade

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When the students come into class we play a little game called the “Quiet Bee” and they practice being quiet. This exercise helps ground them and prepares them to learn.

In Humanities with Ms. Rao, students begin by writing in their Communication Journals (CJs). Students use the CJ as a way of documenting everything that they need to know for all their classes. In addition, this is also the place where teachers include their notes to parents. After writing the lesson objective in their CJ, the students have a group lesson.

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December 7, 2016

Day-in-the-Life of an 8th Grade Student

Netra Shetty, grade 8, has attended BASIS Independent for three years. She has a passion for netra_shetty.jpegscience and is widely recognized by her teachers as a student who is always willing to help out and is enthusiastic about learning. Outside of school she is an award-winning badminton player, winning 1st place for doubles in the Junior PamAm under 13 division.

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Inspired by the blissful feeling of uncovering connections, our blog Eureka! Fremont is about sharing moments that capture the essence of what it is to be a BASIS Independent student, teacher, administrator, or family.

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