Through the innovative co-teaching design of the BASIS Curriculum primary classroom—the Learning Expert Teacher/Subject Expert Teacher (LET/SET) model—two teachers work together to serve students’ different needs in each class throughout the school day.
When families begin learning about our program, they often ask us the same question: “Why do we teach Mandarin to kindergartners?"
How one student sought to challenge her academic boundaries at BASIS Prescott
Caroline Dixon grew somewhat bored at her middle school, and she knew she wanted a different kind of experience for high school. Caroline was looking for a challenge, something that would push the boundaries of her intellectual ability to help her grow as a scholar, and as a person. That’s why Caroline chose BASIS Prescott.
Topics: For Everyone
Interviewee – David Hubalik, BASIS Chandler Primary South kindergarten parent, and an Associate Vice President of BASIS charter schools
What led you to choose a BASIS charter school for your child?
Well I work here [laughter], so there is an obvious admiration for the mission. Also, the two-teacher model, I’m a huge advocate of efficiency. When you have two teachers working in tandem, where they complement each other… it decreases burnout, it decreases workload, which inevitably is going to make them better at what they do.
Topics: For Parents