Integrity - Service - Merit
It all begins with the Learner in mind. Everything we are about here at ISM has the learner at the heart. Professional development opportunities are designed to enhance the learning experiences for our students as well as our teachers. Our curriculum is designed using the Understanding by Design framework (Wiggins and McTighe) where units of study are designed with the desired results in mind from the beginning. What follows are quality authentic assessments along with meaningful learning experiences based on Key Learning Principles that promote inquiry and support the learner on a journey of discovery where skills are acquired and learning can be transferred to situations across disciplines and outside of the school context.
At ISM, learning is as an ongoing process for every member of the school community. The goal is to nurture learners who feel proud of their accomplishments and view themselves as contributors to ISM’s culture of understanding. Adults and students engage in a range of learning experiences to facilitate transfer of understanding and reflection upon how they can grow as thinkers and learners.
Ours is a learning community in which: