ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION • K-12 • SAN ANTONIO
Þæt Clowfasar Leorninghús: Go Aethelu! Go Nobles!
General Ed • Gifted & Talented • Special Ed
Philosophy: "I Like You"
We feel that children should be first and foremost in an environment that values them and is attentive to their needs. The environment is a large contributor to anxiety, and a child’s anxiety is the largest barrier to her or his education. Students need to be contributors to the scholastic environment and to the curriculum. Curriculum needs to match the diversity and adversity of our students.
We pride ourselves in having written and created a large amount of our curriculum specifically for the students we teach. The Clowvazar Curriculum Collection is an almost complete digital and paper based education series designed to facilitate a more customized education for our students. Because we have access to the raw materials, we are able to customize assignments for each of our students as needed. Our teachers have written books for History, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, English Arts, and Linguistics.
Day at Clowvazar:
The most basic plan at Clowvazar includes: Math, Science, Anthropology (History, Social Studies et cetera), and English (Reading and Writing) courses. Most classes are 45 minutes to 1 hour long.
07:30AM - Early Drop Off (Optional Study Hall Elective)
08:00AM - Class 0 (Optional Art Elective)
09:00AM - Class 1
10:00AM - Class 2
11:00AM - 7-10 Minute Exercise
11:10AM - Lunch Starts
11:50AM - Cleanup / Cooldown
12:00PM - Class 3
01:00PM - Class 4
02:00PM - Regular School Out, Fine Arts Begins and Other Electives Begin
Testing: No Standardized Testing Required
The Clowvazar Academy does not endorse the use of standardized tests as a way of measuring or comparing our students. Standardized test have been shown to limit education, creativity and cause unnecessary anxiety. Instead, we use portfolio assessments as a practical and more broad way of measuring our students; this approach is commonly called “multiple measures” where class tests, quizzes, homework, projects, et cetera are used as a way of measuring our students.
Parents who want to opt-in to taking the Iowa Exam may do so; however, we will not teach or adjust our curriculum to any particular test. .