We know:

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  • E/I-A-M-L: Emotion drives Interest. Together, they drive Attention which drives Memory which results in Learning

  • Students thrive when they are self-advocates equipped with cognitive skills for learning: self-regulation, attention, memory, metacognition, cognitive flexibility, and growth mindset.

  • Students thrive when faculty understand learning and learners.

  • Faculty thrive when empowered to reflect, assess, and apply current research.

  • Parents thrive when given the tools to understand and support their child's unique learning journey.

We strive to create a culture within Breck School that:

  • Fosters reflection, metacognition, self-knowledge, and self-advocating among faculty and students.

  • Enriches and inspires faculty, through informed research and professional development, to help all students develop cognitive skills for learning: self-regulation, attention, memory, metacognition, cognitive flexibility, perception, and growth mindset.

  • Bridges research and practice for faculty, students, and parents and transforms teaching and learning by providing ongoing cutting-edge professional development.

  • Engages parents, through a deeper understanding of learning and human development, to play the most effective role in their child’s education.