Education can help children lead creative, constructive, and thoughtful lives.
Schools should be beautiful, clean, and healthful.
Children should have regular contact with the natural environment.
Every child has the right to literacy.
Art and music are important parts of human expression.
A child’s understanding is enriched through first-hand experience.
Science, math, and technology are tools that help us think about and describe the world.
Each child brings a broad range of experience and knowledge.
Students need the support of teachers who know them well.
Teachers must have time to help each child individually.
Parents are an important part of the educational community.
Learning is intrinsically enjoyable.