The Carden Curriculum concerns itself with the development of the whole child. It is highly individualized in its approach. There are continual challenges and stimulation without boredom or bewilderment. The Carden Curriculum provides strong academic training and offers continuity from grade to grade. It provides for the development of the student, and awakens students to ethical and social values. The Carden curriculum stresses a cultural program, giving pupils experience in art, music, drama, and the French language.
-- Mae Carden in Quality Teaching -- Successful Learning
The school provides the opportunity for the natural unfolding of the mind, personality and capacities of the child. It assures each child a harmonious adaptation to his or her environment in an atmosphere of happiness, encouragement and freedom with guidance. Individual attention is the keynote. Each child is given a thorough command of scholastic subjects, is awakened to a realization of the beauty of nature and art, becomes conscious of his social responsibility, develops mental, emotional, and physical stamina and attains the freedom of a well-adjusted personality.
For more on the Carden Curriculum, please see The Carden Education Foundation website.