The goal of learning and teaching at AISZ is to develop self-directed individuals in an interdependent world. At AISZ, we strive to balance the polarities of rigor and inclusion, to fulfill our mission.
AISZ strives to deliver a coherent, articulated PK-12 curriculum driven by inquiry and sustained by critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication skills. Problem-solving in unfamiliar and authentic situations, and interdisciplinary transfer of concepts and skills are priorities as teachers design units of inquiry.
Assessment at AISZ is based on success criteria, which align with Standards through the Lower School until Grade 12. The subject criteria and are used by students, teachers and parents to decide next steps in each student’s learning. Reflection, self-assessment and peer feedback are essential parts of assessment at AISZ.
The following are the Academic Policies in place at AISZ. Academic Policies are procedures for the ways that the AISZ community practice and are accountable for the learning of language, academic integrity, assessment for learning and of learning, and inclusive practices through student support services.
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