Empowering the Future: Dexter's Dedication to STEM
Dexter School champions an integrated STEM approach, embedding computer programming across core subjects and fostering computational thinking in students, inspired by the educational philosophies of Seymour Papert.
Cultivating Character: The Dexter Way Inspired by Jocko Willink
Dexter School, inspired by Jocko Willink's teachings, emphasizes the development of students' moral character through resilience, discipline, hard work, good manners, and a culture of self-determination over victimhood.
The Strategic Mind: Why Every Dexter Student Learns Chess
Dexter School integrates chess into its curriculum due to its proven benefits in enhancing analytical thinking, promoting metacognition, and fostering socialization, as supported by empirical studies.
Building Strong Academic Foundations: The Power of Core Knowledge Curriculum at Dexter
The Dexter school network emphasizes the importance of the Core Knowledge Curriculum, ensuring students have a solid foundational knowledge to think critically, aligning with the school's commitment to academic excellence and holistic development.