Schools of the Future

Experiential and Project Based Learning Fair

March 26, 2013

A few examples of our 2013 Internship Placements that will be presented at the April 2 Learning Fair. Tuesday, April 2, from 8:45 am to 2:20 pm, Maui Preparatory Academy invites you to bring a friend to see the incredible variety of our students’ work at our annual Experiential and Project Based Learning Fair. The [...]

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A Parent’s Guide to 21st-Century Education

August 9, 2012

If you have been involved with Maui Prep for the past two or three years, you may have noticed a change in vocabulary amongst our faculty.  Terms like “21st-century education” and “project-based learning (PBL)” have become common place in classrooms, faculty meetings, assemblies, and PTSO gatherings.  In many ways, this movement started when Maui Prep [...]

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Maui Prep “Schools of the Future” Forum: Social Media

April 18, 2012

As part of Maui Prep’s “Schools of the Future” initiative we host speaker forums to discuss the changing political, economic and cultural dynamics of the 21st century that can help us answer the question of  “What skills will best prepare today’s students to meet the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s world?” In working to advance [...]

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Maui Prep – A School of the Future

September 20, 2011

Coleman Kingwell and Nicholas Head demonstrate their robotics projects for teachers attending the SOTF Conference On Thursday, September 8, over 900 teachers and students from Oahu, the Big Island, and Maui assembled at the Sheraton, Waikiki for the third annual Schools of the Future Conference.  SOTF is a coalition of forward-looking schools founded in 2009 [...]

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Building Engineers

April 20, 2011

The World is Flat created a real stir a few years back as the author Thomas Friedman pointed out the enormous global economic and political trends creating new realities impacting our lives. The critical point of his book and world view is that the economic, technological and educational advantage held by developed nations for the [...]

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The Incredible Change in Pedagogy

January 11, 2011

There has been a dramatic shift in educational pedagogy over the past two years as educational leaders engage their faculties in focusing instruction on the development of 21st Century Skills. The shift is due to an awareness that students today: 1) learn in different ways; 2) are “digital natives” exposed to modern technology from a [...]

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