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  • College Acceptance Update 2/17/17

    Congratulations to our seniors that have already been accepted to the following colleges and universities...

  • Paying for College Presentation

    Paying for College Presentation

    Thinking about how to pay for college? A representative from the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA)...

  • College Fair This Thursday!

    On Thursday February 16th, 6:30-8:00 pm, Innovation Academy and Tyngsborough High School will once again be partnering together to host a College Fair that will be held at Tyngsborough High School...

  • Upcoming Programs at the Tyngsborough Public Library

    The Tyngsborough Public Library has some great programs coming up during the vacation week and into March...

  • Board of Trustees February Meeting

    On Monday, February 13, the IACS Board of Trustees will be meeting at 6:30 pm in Room 145 (Murdoch Hall). Meeting is public; click this news item to see meeting agenda.

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March 3, 2017
  • MassArt Field Trip

    March 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

  • SAT Prep Class

    March 3, 2017 @ 1:50 pm - 3:15 pm

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A Culture of Innovation

Classes at Innovation focus on higher-order critical thinking skills, emphasizing depth of understanding over breadth of knowledge. Systems Thinking tools are used throughout the curriculum to help students understand the complex relationships and dynamic processes that govern so many of the most fundamental problems our world is facing.

Students apply their thinking to concrete problems throughout the curriculum, working on hands-on projects and presenting their most polished work to a public audience at quality nights and jury days in the middle school and at presentations of learning and exhibition nights in the high school. 

Teachers emphasize interdisciplinary connections to help students understand how problem-solving techniques cross the boundaries of traditional disciplines and departments. An emphasis on group work and team building helps students learn that making connections between diverse experiences and perspectives is a crucial skill in all disciplines.