Discovery learning using the Scientific Method in Science -- the units are designed for students to discover scientific principles and content through experimentation, observation and accurate documentation
Literature-based approach to reading through the use of award-winning novels for children (e.g. Newberry, Caldecott, classics, etc.) incorporating independent and guided reading, and Literature Circles. Reading is supplemented with informational texts.
Hands-on approach in Math -- use of manipulatives, projects and meaningful learning experiences in which skills and content are shown to be transferrable to real-life settings
Aspects of Emotional Intelligence, Respect and Tolerance are taught and promoted to create positive, emotionally safe classroom environments and meaningful interpersonal relationships.
We provide students with a comprehensive education, which includes classes with specialist teachers to develop knowledge and skills in Music, Physical Education, Library, Art, Computers, Spanish and Spanish Social Studies.
August 17 2017
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The best things about Discovery School are that friends help you when you don’t understand a problem, and that the teachers let us work on projects and help us with homework." ~Noel M.
"What I love the most about teaching at Discovery is our challenging curriculum and openness to innovative ideas. It makes teaching exciting everyday and motivates me to learn along with my students." ~Ms. Diane
"The best thing about Discovery School is that everybody is free to be him or herself." ~Kamila C.
"Discovery School is a supportive community where students from different backgrounds can develop their full potential with the most qualified Honduran and international teachers." ~Ms. Karen
"My favorite part about Discovery School is the friendships we have with our classmates. I love how the teachers teach you English. They make difficult words be easy." ~Maria L.