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Paideia School 24
Grades Pre-K – 6

50 Colin Street Yonkers, NY 10701 (914) 376-8640

  • Paideia

The Theme/Philosophy
Paideia Program

  • Designated a Paideia Demonstration School
  • A rigorous liberal arts education allows all students to develop the skills necessary to earn a living, think and act critically as responsible citizens, and continue educating themselves as life-long learners
  • Students and adults are both teachers and learners
  • Three modes of instruction: Didactic, Coaching, and Socratic Seminar
    • Didactic mode is the acquisition of organized knowledge through such means as textbooks, lectures, and videos
    • Coaching engages students in coached projects that investigate real world problems
    • Seminar involves reading and studying texts, listening and responding to classmates’ comments, and thinking critically
  • Great Books facilitates reading, writing about, and discussing classical literature and fine arts
  • Small group reading and writing instruction

The Partners
This school works closely with:

  • National Paideia Center
  • Junior League of Pelham
  • S.M.A.R.T. Program
  • Jacob Burns Film Center
  • Hudson Valley Historical Sites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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