The Magnet School
The Magnet School is an independent private International K-12 School that is an initiative by the Walden Education Foundation, a section 8 nonprofit organization based in Hyderabad, India.
The Magnet School focuses on facilitating ‘The Studio Approach’ with Science, Mathematics, Language & Literature and Social Studies. This approach helps children in understanding concepts and the subject very thoroughly thereby, building a very strong foundation for them.
The Magnet School
- will improve the community it is embedded within and serves.
- can adapt quickly to human needs and changes in technology.
- has students that not only ask great questions, but do so with great frequency and ferocity.
speaks the language of its students.
- does not make empty promises or create noble-but-misleading mission statements, or mislead parents and community-members with edu-jargon. It is authentic and transparent.
- facilitates thought, not just content.
- produces students that know themselves in their own context, a context that they understand and choose. This includes culture, community, language, and profession.
- produces students that have personal and specific hope for the future that they can articulate and believe in and share with others.
- produces students that can empathize, critique, protect, love, inspire, make, design, restore, and understand almost anything–and then do so as a matter of habit.
- will erode the societal tendency towards greed, consumerism, and hording of resources we all need.
- helps student separate trivial knowledge from vocational knowledge from academic knowledge from applied knowledge from knowledge-as-wisdom.
- will experience disruption in its own patterns and practices and values because its students are creative, empowered, and connected, and cause unpredictable change themselves.
- will produce students that can think critically–about issues of human interest, curiosity, artistry, craft, legacy, husbandry, agriculture, and more–and then do so.
- will help students see themselves in terms of their historical framing, familial legacy, social context, and global connectivity.