Outstanding academics that fulfill individual promise
- Maximize academic potential through continuous improvement, a growth mind-set, and knowing each student as an individual.
- Utilize a constructivist, integrative, and project-based approach that deeply engages students and has real-world relevance.
- Support the development of core academic skills with focused instruction, deliberate practice, and consistent feedback.
The EQ/SEL Model
HEARTS Curriculum Model
Our curriculum framework is the “how” of the mission and vision of Synapse School: HEARTS. Expanding on Six Seconds’ 3-step learning approach, HEARTS distills all of Synapse’s signature constructivist and brain-based education into six phases of learning:
Synapse Learning Outcomes
converses with various partners; make room for other voices and participate in reflective listening.
recognize multiple perspectives, and independently consider the influence and impact of those perspectives.
accepts feedback, listen, react in appropriate ways and give constructive feedback.create with vision, push outside the box and use outside influences appropriately.
creates with vision, pushes outside the box and uses outside influences appropriately.
follows through on initiatives, commitments, and responsibilities to the best of their ability.
actively and appropriately asks questions in the pursuit of learning.
commits to deepen, change and/or improve a concept by considering goals and feedback.
advocates for themselves and others.
risks failure in the pursuit of a goal or vision.