Guide Critical Thinking
Exceptional teachers implement a rigorous academic program that encourages critical thinking, creativity, problem-solving skills, achievement, and healthy competition. Graland students experience the joy that begins with curiosity and grows with the pursuit of their own interests and passions.
Graland encourages its students to develop their own thoughts and questions and to take initiative for their learning. The school fosters cooperative work along with self-reliant performance. Graland believes that learning is optimized when students pursue it with enthusiasm and confidence.
Graland believes that learning is enhanced when those in its community care for each other. Empathy is the basis of understanding in an interdependent world, and with the guidance and support of the adult community, Graland students grow in insight and gain a global perspective and life-long commitment to service.
Graland’s many traditions reinforce classroom learning, and these traditions connect today’s students with those who have preceded them.