Food Justice and Neurodiversity

We always hope that when we act ethically, morally, that our actions will result in good outcomes. For instance, at Shrub Oak International School we will be using sustainable methods in our agriculture, and in our animal husbandry. These look like ethical practices, in line with the kind of values we would like to support […]

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Education Driven By Student Passion

Parents often tell us they want an education for their children that incorporates their interests and passions. At Shrub Oak, we accomplish that by providing opportunities for active and experiential learning. By connecting with each child on an individual level, we create an environment that is conducive to the deepest level of learning possible. We […]

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Diversity is Our Greatest Strength

I walked the campus this weekend with Farmer Glenn, deep into the woods and across the open fields, surveying the campus from the ground to the treetops. We were accessing the biodiversity of the campus, which you know from a previous blog here is a sign of the campus’ biological health. We both joined iNaturalist […]

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Integrated Student Life Approach

Student life is much more than just fun activities; it is an incorporation of all aspects of a student’s life into integrated transdisciplinary plan to develop skills for independence. At Shrub Oak, we pride ourselves in the wide array of opportunities for active exploration and learning that transcend the walls of the classroom to every […]