Academics

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How Boys Learn Best

Learning Principles for Boys

Princeton Academy's learning principles represent our views about the uniqueness of boys. These pedagogical statements are a result of our observations and direct work with boys, as well as the research, influential texts, and best practices that support our mission and philosophy. We hold these principles as key influences on our program and community.

Learning Principle #1

Boys learn best when they are the navigators of their own learning.

Learning Principle #2

Boys learn best deductively

Learning Principle #3

Boys learn best when given clear goals and feedback.

Learning Principle #4

Boys learn best when they are not afraid of failure.

Learning Principle #5

Boys learn best through relational experiences.