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October 17, 2018
  • Early Release, 12:25pm

    October 17, 2018

  • HS Field Trip to Nashoba Paddlers

    October 17, 2018
    Nashoba Paddlers, Groton, MA

  • HS Field Trip to Historical Archeology to Groton

    October 17, 2018
    (IACS Van)-White Van (14)

October 18, 2018
  • HS Field Trip to Punto Urban Art Museum

    October 18, 2018
    96 Lafayette St. Salem MA 01970, Punto Urban Art Museum

  • HS - Innovation Mornings Tour for Parents/Guardians of Prospective High School Students

    October 18, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

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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.