The Pysics of Dams

This term Johannes Ernst and his students in the Swiss System are taking a deep dive into the study of dams! Using the principles of experiential learning and progressive education, Johannes is leading his class to discover and experience some key concepts of physics.

Building a culture of thinking in the classroom

For many students, math can be intimidating. Students often get stuck behind a rampart of seemingly indecipherable symbols and find themselves shut down, convinced that they can not do math.

Warren Schnack, a Math Teacher in the US System, is working to break down these walls and help students think through math, thereby discovering “aha” moments that profoundly change the way students perceive their abilities to do mathematics.

We proudly present ECOLE.sounds!

As the sweet sounds of summer are fading, we are turning our attention once again to the school day rhythm. The 2021-2022 academic year is certainly shaping up to be a harmonious one!

The Ecole d’Humanité is pleased to announce ECOLE.sounds! This exciting new project uses principles of progressive and thematic education to explore the topics of sound and music. ECOLE.sounds is a multidisciplinary, year-long venture dedicated to exploring music and sound from a multitude of vantage points and myriad academic fields.

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The Ecole d’Humanité

The Ecole d’Humanité is a progressive, international boarding school situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps. 120 Students and 40 teachers from over 20 different countries live together in a dynamic community that fosters the discovery and development of individual talents – academic, artistic, practical, athletic, and social – in an atmosphere that encourages self-determination, innovation, and tolerance. Whether modeling projectile motion in a calculus based physics class or performing in the annual Shakespeare play, summiting a 4000 meter peak or hammering red hot iron on a giant anvil, Ecole students actively pursue their passions in a setting that is both challenging and liberating.

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