Creating successful schools through the blending of brain research, character education, and collaboration strategies.

What is C.L.A.S.S.?
C.L.A.S.S. is an organization driven by creativity and innovation. Led by a faculty of extraordinary educators, C.L.A.S.S. transforms research-based ideas into exceptional educational services and materials to aid in preparing future generations for their world.

The Culture
C.L.A.S.S. believes that given the proper support and guidance, that all people have the ability to be productive contributors to the world. It is the interdependence of character/social development and cognitive development that drives these abilities. How this action is conducted drives the C.L.A.S.S. mission, resources, and services.

The Foundation
The C.L.A.S.S. philosophy is grounded in the belief that best teaching practices are based on the understanding of the human brain; a systemic understanding of human beings; and the interactions among human beings and the environment. The science of the brain has evolved significantly in the past decade and continues to do so. One reason is the growing intersections of findings from several disciplines including neuroscience, cognitive psychology, sociology, philosophy, education, technology, creativity research, gifted research, and physics. Another is the newly developing science of brain imaging, which has rapidly accelerated our understanding of the brain and the human mind. Utilizing findings of research on brain-based learning, the C.L.A.S.S. Model has transformed entire school communities, weaving climate, community, and curriculum together in positive and purposeful ways.

The Practice
How does the C.L.A.S.S. philosophy look in RBB Schools? How does the C.L.A.S.S. philosophy impact each school’s climate, community and curriculum?

C.L.A.S.S. Lifelines

SPRW Instructional Connections Diagram

SPRW Instructional Lesson Planning Tool

Literacy Links by Grade Span

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