Making History in the Classroom

Posted by BASIS.ed on March 4, 2020 at 2:20 PM

Often noted for its rigorous STEM courses, the robust BASIS Charter School Curriculum also presents a rich balance of humanities and fine arts at every grade level. History plays an important role in the BASIS Charter School Curriculum, because it is critical to our present and our future. As writer and philosopher George Santayana famously surmised "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Progress is possible only if we learn from history.

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Making Education Better via a Blockbuster New Partnership

Posted by The Better Education Company on March 4, 2020 at 11:26 AM

The Better Education Company, from the co-founders of BASIS Charter Schools, will help students nationwide

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Introducing Mandarin to Young Learners

Posted by BASIS.ed on February 25, 2020 at 3:03 PM

Most BASIS Charter Schools teach Mandarin, beginning as early as kindergarten. Learning Mandarin, particularly at an early age, has multiple benefits. Not only is it the most widely spoken language worldwide, but neurological studies show that Mandarin’s linguistic qualities as a tonal language benefit students in ways that English, as a non-tonal language, cannot.

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Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten at BASIS Charter Schools?

Posted by BASIS.ed on February 20, 2020 at 12:12 PM

The BASIS Charter School Curriculum has been encouraging students to reach high standards since the first school opened in 1998. We believe that greater expectations are key to better performance and achievement. As American inventor and automotive engineer Charles Kettering observed, “High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” BASIS Charter Schools compel students to achieve more than traditionally expected.

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We love BASIS Charter School Teachers!

Posted by BASIS.ed on February 14, 2020 at 9:13 AM

Roses are red.

Violets are blue.

This Valentine’s Day,

We just want to say,

How much we appreciate you!

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Topics: For Teachers, For Everyone

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