In simplistic terms our philosophy is deeply rooted in the three R’s. Make it REAL, make it RELEVANT, and make it RIGOROUS. This philosophy manifests itself through the purposeful use of project-based, placed-based, discovery, and inquiry-based pedagogy.
The Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Discovery is a student-centered, K-8 charter school that provides a challenging, place-based, integrative STEM-centered curriculum. CCID uses research-supported instructional strategies, a positive learning environment and collaborative student-community partnerships to foster a passion and curiosity for the STEM disciplines.