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COLAM CONNECTS




COLAM connects with Your Child


Child Centered Approach
• Our students are our primary focus, we structure learning to meet their individual needs.
• Our programs and practices are designed to develop the potential of each student through their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development.
• At each level, from Pre Nursery to grade 9 our teaching practices adapt to the way children develop and learn.
• We provide multiple ways for students to demonstrate their learning.  
• We challenge our students to move to the next step without giving up.
Social emotional development
Conscious Discipline is a comprehensive, self-regulation program that integrates social-emotional learning, school culture and discipline. This program empowers students, teachers and parents to respond consciously to life´s daily challenges.




 



COLAM connects with Learning


Engaged and Active Learning
• Our curriculum is competency-based ensuring students develop the skills necessary to make sense of what they are learning and their environment.
• We use a combination of whole-group, small-group and individual tasks to intentionally reach specific learning objectives.
• We develop critical  and creative thinking by providing learning experiences that allow students to apply their knowledge in innovative ways to real-world situations.
• We promote active learning experiences while establishing solid routines and structures to maximize the learning of each student.
• We maintain a balance between high academic standards and respecting the development of each one of our students.
• We prepare our students for a successful future by developing their intellectual, social and personal skills.
Learning Environment
• We ensure that each child is growing and learning in a happy, safe, engaged, challenging and differentiated learning environment.
• Our classroom is focused on developing emotional intelligence by developing personal and social skills.
• Our students are given choices encouraging them to find a direct connection between the instructional material and their own interests.
• Our core values, empathy, integrity, respect, responsibility and resilience are integral to every child’s life at our school.  
• Classrooms’ physical environment is flexible with open seating plans that promote collaborative learning.






School Experience
• We believe students learn  by doing hands-on activities.
• Students develop effective communication skills and become experienced public speakers.
• We provide a variety of opportunities to apply acquired skills by integrating school programs into daily curriculum and school life.
• Our goal is to provide meaningful and memorable school experience.
Extracurricular Programs
Our school offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including art, music,technology and sports to balance the learning experience. We personalize extracurricular offerings at each location based on student and parent preferences.



Our Teachers
• They are committed to create the best environment for each child to reach his or her potential.



Our Leaders




Jorge Alanis Villarreal
COLAM Principal




Curriculum Department




Virginia Franco Cárdenas


Yevich Flores Sánchez




Directors




Alejandra Tamara Martinez Torres
Preschool Director


Carmen Yadira Gonzalez Moran
Elementary Director


Diana Cecilia Rubio Arizpe
Middle School Director


Carlos Alberto Sanchez Cuspinera
HighSchool Director





COLAM connects with Family


You are part of the team: students, parents, teachers, and staff work together toward the best interest of each student and the school. We build connections to promote a positive school climate of cooperation, respect and responsibility, knowing that a positive school climate impacts student achievement and ensures their optimal development.

We promote continuous communication between students, parents and teachers. Together we celebrate the successes and the achievements of each student. Our school organizes family events to foster integration.




 


COLAM connects with the World


Environmental Awareness
Our school has an ongoing Green Campaign to raise global environmental awareness.
Community Service
Our school requires students to be involved in community service programs to create awareness of the needs of their surroundings and learn to share with others. With this experience students develop a sense of service, responsibility, privilege and sensibility of the world around them.

International Focus
• Our school prepares every student to become an informed global citizen, appreciate diversity, respect other cultures while developing a strong national identity.
• We teach and experience life in three languages: English , Spanish and German.






COLAM connects to the Future


Technology Integration
Our school integrates technology to support learning goals and active engagement by providing students with opportunities to collaborate and prepare for the future. Technology is used as an integration tool across subjects to enhance learning and become technology literate.
School Goals
Students will be:
• Life long-learners prepared for the ever changing world
• Self-confident individuals aware of their knowledge, skills and abilities
• Integral citizens with a strong set of values
• Creative and innovative  
• Emotionally intelligent individuals able to  express their opinion
• Ready to face the demands of the best  high schools
• Responsible, with a strong sense of service ready to make a difference in their community and the world


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