Instructional Model

  • Marin’s Community School (MCS) is reimagining alternative schooling to close opportunity gaps and better prepare students for a future that we can only begin to imagine. Our world is filled with opportunities and problems for our students to solve, and we believe our students are capable of working towards solutions today. At MCS, we begin our planning process by listening to our students and community members to create learning experiences where students make meaningful impacts on their communities. Through the process, they build relationships, learn essential skills and knowledge, and most importantly, develop a belief that they can make the world a better place. Our instructional model integrates the following design elements: