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Colegio Americano Xalapa

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We Connect with Learning

 

Engaged and Active Learning

  • Our curriculum is competency-based ensuring students develop the skills necessary to make sense of what they are learning and their environment.
  • We use a combination of whole-group, small-group and individual tasks to intentionally reach specific learning objectives.
  • We develop critical and creative thinking by providing learning experiences that allow students to apply their knowledge in innovative ways to real-world situations.
  • We promote active learning experiences while establishing solid routines and structures to maximize the learning of each student.
  • We maintain a balance between high academic standards and respecting the development of each one of our students.
  • We prepare our students for a successful future by developing their intellectual, social and personal skills.
Learning Environment

  • We ensure that each child is growing and learning in a happy, safe, engaged, challenging and differentiated learning environment.
  • Our classroom is focused on developing emotional intelligence by developing personal and social skills.
  • Our students are given choices encouraging them to find a direct connection between the instructional material and their own interests.
  • Our core values, empathy, integrity, respect, responsibility and resilience are integral to every child’s life at our school.
  • Classrooms’ physical environment is flexible with open seating plans that promote collaborative learning.
School Experience 

  • We believe students learn by doing hands-on activities.
  • Students develop effective communication skills and become experienced public speakers.
  • We provide a variety of opportunities to apply acquired skills by integrating school programs into daily curriculum and school life.
  • Our goal is to provide meaningful and memorable school experience.
Extracurricular Programs

Our school offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including art, music, technology and sports to balance the learning experience. We personalize extracurricular offerings at each location based on student and parent preferences.
 
 Our Teachers
  • They are committed to creating the best environment for each child to reach his or her potential.