self directed learning
Learning at AAS
Empowering each student to achieve individual academic and holistic excellence.
At the heart of all things AAS, our learners, who represent over 60 nationalities, can be found, each with their own unique learning prints. To serve each one and all collectively, our commitment can be seen in our approach to creating rigorous, engaging and relevant learning experiences that best prepare them for their futures outside of school.
The AAS curriculum is defined by three distinct components, the specific learning targets which set what we want our students to be able to understand, know, do and be; more simply put, the WHATs of learning; the practices and tools used to determine if the students have achieved the learning targets and expectations, more simply put, the HOW WE KNOWs of learning; and the methodologies used to instruct and engage students to ensure their success; more simply put, the HOWs of learning.
Our framework for learning, called Learning at AAS, is a philosophical stance, the set of program and components, and an essential lens for determining, developing and enriching the transformational processes of teaching and learning that optimize our students’ experiences.
Our community is an international family from over 60 countries united in a partnership to ensure each studen reacher their full potential. We welcome and support each new member of our community with a certainty that we can learn from each other and achieve more together.
AAS Moscow fosters strong partnerships between students, parents and educators with a focus to prepare each students for the ever accelerating world.
AAS fosters growth in all staff through professional learning, collaboration, and feedback, so there is a culture of learning for all.
We encourage students, teachers, and parents to take an active role in contributing to our school culture and community, working together to fulfill our mission to promote excellence for each student.
All revenue goes back to enhance the student experience.
The AAS learning environment and systems are designed and thoughtfully resourced to inspire, facilitate, and anhance the experience for all students and propel all members to collaborate and innovate.
AAS establishes an organizational culture that values and models clarity in communication, positive relationships, well-being, collaboration, creativity, and innovation so that we continue to grow and learn together.
We utilize best practices and current reasearch to guide our approaches to assessments and the development of learning plans based on individual student needs.
Through a process of self-exploration and discovery in advisory, as well as in academic classes and extra-curricular activities, students learn about their strengths and interests.
All students build and develop their emotional and social skills, so they are well-balanced and empowered to achieve holistic excellence both inside and outside the classroom.