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  • Preparing Students for Global Awareness & 21st Century Literacy. Sally S. Booth Ross School Putting the World into World-Class Education For the Asia Society Washington, D.C. 2008
  • The Café is the Centerpiece of the School.
    • Photo of café
  • The Curriculum: Chronologically based, starting at prehistory, ending at contemporary world.
  • The Ross School Curriculum: Cultural History at the Center
  • Why is the Ross School approach particularly well-suited to prepare students for the 21st Century?
    • It’s global & comparative in nature.
    • It’s integrated & holistic in approach.
    • It’s experiential in terms of project-based learning.
    • It promotes travel, service learning and advocacy projects.
  • Classical Maya . Integrated Curriculum including Math, Geography & Music.
  • Classical Maya . Integrated curriculum including: Astronomy, Architecture, and Religious Belief (sacrifice)
  • Classical Maya . Integrated Curriculum: Maya Ball and Wellness
  • Classical Maya : Integrated Curriculum: Literature, Art and Cacao Cups
  • Seventh graders working at the farm
  • Service Learning: Engagement and Advocacy at Home and Away.
    • Ross School Motto:
    • Know Thyself in Order to Serve .
    • Ross Core Values:
    • Respect, Responsibility, Mindfulness, Integrity, Cooperation, and Gratitude .
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  • Know Thyself in Order to Serve
  • 4th Grade Curriculum Unit: Qualities of PEACEMAKERS
  • Birthday Cake for Pen Pal from Phillipines!
  • Afghanistan Project
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  • Letters and Drawings between Afghani and Ross Students.
  • Service Learning & Travel beyond our boundaries.
    • School Exchanges with schools in Italy and Afghanistan.
    • Curriculum Writing: Trips to Spain, Greece, Italy, Egypt & Turkey.
    • Service Trips to:
    • New Orleans after Katrina.
    • Thailand after Tsunami.
    • South Africa, AIDS help.
    • Building Schools and Housing in:
    • Honduras Ecuador Kenya
    • Brazil Mozambique South Africa
  • Katrina Clean up in New Orleans.
  • Honduras
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