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    “The ultimate aim of education is to enable individuals to become the architects of their own education and through that process continually reinvent themselves.”

    – Elliot W. Eisner

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    “We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.”

    -Lloyd Alexander

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    “I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.”



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    “Childhood’s work is learning, and it is in his play…that the child works at his job.”
    -Caroline Pratt

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    Come one, come all!

    I.A. Annual Family Dance

    March 6, 2015

    6:00-8:00 p.m.

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    “How wonderful it is that no one need wait a single moment before starting to change the world.”  Anne Frank

    Thanks to IA students, over 4,000 meals will be served to hungry San Diegans

We’re Different

We structure our programs through self-expression, compassionate connection, and purposeful learning. This design creates an environment in which students feel encouraged to explore and learn.

Here’s Why

Fun, excitement, curiosity, and engagement – these things make joyful learners. Our student work is meaningful and based in inquiry. We invite you to see for yourself.

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