Following are some more pictures of the staff and students in the academy. Note that the layout of the school is purposefully designed to promote conversation and collaboration.
Classes are small ranging from 7-23.
Most students are non-English speakers.
Indonesian teachers teach alongside English speaking teachers and special classes for Chinese are offered.
Children learn to speak, read, and write - Chinese, English, and Balinese.
Part of performing arts center -
art, dance, music, and drama are important elements of the school curriculum.
"Cafeteria" - here it is referred to as the piazza - Montessori's influence
Small group interaction ...
the beginning of collaboration!
Collaboration between adults and students...eye to eye and knee to knee.
Children everywhere ...
regardless of age...