The STAES approach to learning uses the latest research in neuroscience and education to synthesize the four C’s of 21st Century Learning (i.e. critical thinking, creativity, communication, and cooperation) with the strong academic foundations of a classical education (i.e. social sciences, creative arts, the sciences, arithmetic, and humanities). These classical building blocks are integrated as tools for cognitive, linguistic and social development and expression as children build understanding, make connections and foster relationships. We believe this blending creates the perfect environment for the cultivation of a well-rounded student that is best prepared to succeed in life beyond the classroom.