Too many of the current educational systems, structures, and standards were developed for the world of the past. Our team has developed a new educational framework of skills and concepts kids should learn to be prepared to succeed in an uncertain future.
Our mission is to prepare learners to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Studies show that 65% of today’s elementary school students will work in careers yet to be invented. We must create learners who are adaptable, with the skills to teach themselves anything. The Prisma Powers are the core capacities that allow people to thrive in uncertain situations. Everything we do is centered around building these four superpowers in learners:
At Prisma, we believe that the work of the future will not only require adaptability, but a certain set of core practices that help people be successful regardless of their field or discipline. Prisma learners develop these practices through project-based learning:
We empower learners to tackle the challenges of the future—and we start by trusting them to begin innovating today.
At Prisma, we interweave the 21st century skills outlined above with traditional academic disciplines. We believe learners should apply skills like innovation, initiative & follow through, and collaboration to academic subjects through project-based learning.
Being "smart" is nothing without the ability to be a happy, healthy, and compassionate human being. Though our daily stand ups, 1:1 coaching, and service learning cycles, we develop the following capacities in learners: