Posts about Curriculum

October 21, 2019

Our Fall Open House has Arrived: Saturday, November 2!

It’s here!

We invite you to join us at our Fall Open House on Saturday, November 2.

Attending an Open House is the best way to discover our middle and high school Subject Expert Teachers, classroom difference, learn about our advanced liberal arts and sciences curriculum, tour our campus, and meet current students and parents!

Click here to Register for the Fall Open House>>.

Middle and High School Start Times
On Saturday, November 2 we will host our Open House for Grades 5-12. This special event begins at 10:00 AM and concludes at 12:00 PM. We recommend joining us by 10:00 AM. 

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September 30, 2019

New Curriculum Initiative at BASIS Independent Schools: SPORK

At BASIS Independent Schools, we are constantly looking for ways to optimize our program while staying true to our foundation of academic excellence.

SPORK is an exciting new tablet-based math textbook program implemented at BASIS Independent Schools this year. The program, which offers many useful applications and learning tools, was initially tested last year at a few of our campuses as a new tool for BASIS Independent students and teachers in select math courses: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I/Geometry, and Algebra II/Geometry. Keep reading to learn more about how this initiative is elevating our curriculum. 

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September 27, 2018

Why Middle School Matters

The “in between” years. This is what middle school is often regarded as before students enter the more serious, college-focused portion of their academic path. However, in today’s global education landscape, this mindset needs to change. The years in middle school and the transition into high school have become increasingly important in readying students with the knowledge, confidence, and grit needed to excel in high school and beyond.

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July 17, 2018

Summer Institute 2018 – An Oasis of Learning in the Desert

Each year, hundreds of teachers from the various BASIS Curriculum Schools gather in Arizona for Summer Institute, a week of learning, networking, and preparing for the upcoming school year. Newly hired teachers and those changing roles attend this annual event, where they gather in peer groups to establish best practices for educating students in the context of the grades and subjects they teach within the BASIS Curriculum.

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