Welcome to the Open Classroom
The Open Classroom is a parent-cooperative, multi-age public-school elementary program located in San Geronimo, Marin County, California.Along with a public Montessori program and a progressive Middle School program , it is part of the Lagunitas School District.
Here are just a few ways our program stands out:
In the late
Members of the Open Classroom community see social, physical, emotional, and academic growth as being interrelated and of equal value. In order to meet the needs of the total child, we emphasize respect for the individual and individual learning styles, emotional growth and freedom of choice. Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget has shown that there are patterns and sequences to the learning of certain skills; we use these as guides and recognize that individuals do not follow precise timetables. To help our children develop a sense of responsibility for their own progress, we encourage them to make choices. As educator John Holt said, “Only from making choices and judgments can the child learn to make them better, or learn to trust his own judgment.”
2018-2019 Parents Meeting Survey Results 41 results, representing about 1/2 the open classroom households for 2018-2019. The largest group attended no meetings. Of those who attended meetings, most attended 'some' of the meetings, followed closely by a group who...
LEAP's online auction is up and running with lots of great items to bid on! Go to https://leap4education.org/auction/ to place your bids. Auction closes at 8 PM on March 3.
With the departure of our long time email coordinator, we are busily working on a new email notification system. New emails for the parent group will come from firstname.lastname@example.org Please add that address to your contacts list so that our messages will...
lagunitasopenclassroom.com is being resurrected! You can find the school's web page for Open Classroom at http://lagunitas.org/open This site will soon be used for communications for the Open Classroom parent group and for fundraising. More to come soon!