The Putney Core

The Putney Core outlines the skills, 知识, 理解是接受帕特尼教育的必要条件,也是毕业的必要条件. 这是一个以熟练程度为基础的系统,要求学生通过数字作品集展示进步和学习证明. A Putney diploma represents four years of planned secondary school study. 除了成功地完成帕特尼核心所概述的基本要求之外, students will define 而且 pursue other areas of individual interest.

The Putney Core Has Three Components:

I. Throughlines

Seven overarching skills 而且 habits of mind, 以明确的规则来指导学生在帕特尼的发展

II. Subject-Centered Objectives

特定的学习目标定义了学生在每个学科中需要的内容和技能的细节

3. Essential Experiences

宝贵的和不可估量的机会来发展素质,人们应该在一生中不断进步

I.

Throughlines

The seven Throughlines are overarching skills 而且 habits of mind, supported throughout our curriculum through coursework, 项目, activities, 工作, group experiences, 而且 independent studies.

每个Throughline的评估使用一个详细描述每个目标和描述以下级别:新手, 新兴, 精通, 及以后. In order to graduate, students must demonstrate, through supporting evidence 而且 reflection in their portfolio, that they have achieved the 精通 level in all seven areas.

Ethical, Cultural & Social Justice Perspectives

Underst而且s the ethical implications
of questions raised in each discipline. 理解所有领域都可以通过不同的文化视角来看待, 而且 appreciates the value of other perspectives. Underst而且s the complexities of social justice.

调查 & 研究

将好奇心转化为清晰、有用的问题,并追寻一条探索之路. Practices academic research in the context of different fields.

Argumentation

Constructs arguments, evaluates one’s own arguments 而且 those of others, asks salient questions, 而且 evaluates competing claims in the contexts of different disciplines.

设计 & 构建

艺术iculates practical problems, imagines possible solutions, develops plans, attains skills needed to execute plans, 而且 creates objects that address the identified needs.

Collaboration

与他人合作建立一个智慧的、有创造力的、活跃的社区. 参与富有成效的对话,对团队表示尊重,支持共同的目标.

读写能力 & Communication

读取, 解释, 分析, 而且 makes meaning from a multitude of sources including written, 视觉, 而且 auditory. 通过各种方式有效地传达意思,包括书面的、视觉的和口头的.

Self-Knowledge & Self-Regulation

Prioritizes, manages time, 而且 underst而且s personal learning styles, strengths 而且 weaknesses; perseveres in the face of adversity 而且 uncertainty.

II.

Subject-Centered Objectives

每个院系都指定学习目标,并通过详细介绍知识和技能的规则来评估学生在实现目标方面的进步. Categories of 新手, 新兴, 精通 而且 除了 帮助学生和老师利用学生的工作作为他们学习的证据.

艺术

  • 运用历史和文化背景分析和理解不同学科的艺术
  • 使用适当的词汇进行自我评估、讨论和评论
  • Demonstrates competence in at least one artistic discipline
  • Manifests concepts with 2D, 3D, performance or mixed media

英语

  • Explores personal identity 而且 diverse perspectives through literature
  • Discusses literature with close attention to the text
  • 读取 而且 解释 literature
  • Crafts imaginative 而且 expository writing

历史 & Social 科学

  • 利用历史作为一种工具来理解跨学科、文化、空间和时间
  • 定位和使用学术资源来解释、分析和构建历史论点

Mathematics

  • Models change using mathematics
  • 利用技术和编码促进数学工作和探索
  • 使用几何推理建模和分析空间关系和模式
  • 利用概率和统计来理解和管理数据的可变性
  • Demonstrates financial literacy

Modern Languages

  • 用一种非母语听、读、说、写达到中等水平

科学

  • 具备生物、化学和物理等主要原理的工作知识
  • 设计并实施基于实验室的调查,以调查新奇的问题
  • 对科学调查产生的大量证据的描述、分析和报告

3.

Essential Experiences

There are qualities we wish all Putney graduates to have, which are inherently valuable, 事实上,这些品质是人们应该在一生中不断进步的. These qualities include cultural fluency, self-reliance, an appreciation for manual 劳动, an appreciation of fine arts, 而且 a capacity for the “hard stretching of oneself.“基本经验提供了发展这些品质的宝贵和不可估量的机会. YSB体育要求Putney的学生完成所有的课程才能毕业.

  1. Experience Living in a Different Culture

    至少在一个与自己的文化截然不同的地方生活一个月, 要么和当地家庭住在一起,要么和当地学生住在一起. 如果一种文化要求使用母语以外的语言,或与自己的文化背景在以下三个方面中的两个方面存在差异,那么这种文化就被理解为“显著差异”, economic background, or urban/rural economy.

    在与自己的文化截然不同的文化中生活的经历有助于培养文化流利性,并培养一个人“对抗经济差异造成的偏见”的能力, 政治, 种族, 而且 religious backgrounds; to strive for a world outlook, putting oneself in others’ places, no matter how far away or how remote.”

  2. Maintain Reasonable Physical Activity

    每周至少参加两次有氧健身活动, physical endurance, or physical strength while on The Putney School campus.
    保持合理水平的体育活动有助于学生保持身体健康,并使他们有机会“像工作一样全心全意地玩”。.

  3. Do the Work Necessary to Sustain the School 社区

    Fulfill the requirements of the Work Program as currently stated.

    从事生产劳动的经历培养了学生对手工的信念 劳动, 让学生有机会为支持他们生活的社区而工作,并学习重要的技能,如协作, perseverance, 而且 leadership.

  4. Camp in the Outdoors for a Minimum of Five Days

    YSB体育app就读期间,每年参加秋季旅行. 至少连续3个晚上不接触媒体和电话,并且必须随身携带自己的用品.

    在偏远地区露营的经历建立了与自然世界的联系, develops self-reliance, 而且 can also foster an ability to work interdependently within a group.

  5. 参与旨在使学校社区环境更可持续的努力

    Serve on a committee or in a leadership position, or complete one Project Week, Independent Study or Exhibition that is foc使用d on sustainability. 在Putney期间,将支持环境可持续发展社区的日常习惯融入到自己的生活中.

    努力使当地和全球社区在环境上更可持续的经验,使人们意识到有助于保护YSB体育生活的世界的日常实践.

  6. Create 而且 Experience a Wide Variety of 艺术

    Maintain frequent, regular immersion in a variety of creative arts.

    Frequent 而且 regular experience with, 而且 exposure to, a wide range of art forms, both as a creator 而且 viewer, 帮助 build an ability to 使用 art throughout one’s life. Those who have
    a strong background in the arts 使用 这是一种寻找审美愉悦和舒适的方式,也是一种理解和表达问题的方式, both personal 而且 societal.

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