Changemaker School
Washington DC, DC
United States
Partner Since 2014

At Hyde-Addison Elementary School, students feel that they have the freedom to try new things, and teachers are empowered to design and implement new ideas in teaching social and emotional skills. The school has developed a strong commitment to social justice and progressive education, and has created its own curriculum in alignment with the Common Core Standards. Their work is grounded in the Responsive Classroom approach that aims to develop the students’ capacity and skill in CARES: Cooperation, Assertion, Responsibility, Empathy, and Self- Control. Hyde-Addison Elementary School believes in educating the whole child.

Related TopicsEducation / Learning, Youth leadership, Changemaking, Empathy, Mediation, Children & Youth, Civic Engagement, Peace & Harmonious Relations, Every child practicing empathy


This profile was prepared when Hyde-Addison Elementary School joined the Ashoka Partnership in 2014.
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