Engaged Students

Research says that engaged students learn best, and the ICG believes that the most engaging curriculum is built around the values and aspirations of schools, who best know how to meet the needs and interests of their own students. The ICG believes that schools are first and foremost for students.

Motivated Teachers

Responsive, student-centered school cultures allow teachers to be coaches and entrepreneurs rather than custodians and to design courses and assessments that make the best use of resources in the school community and the wider world. Teaching in our time is above all a learning profession.

Purposeful Schools

Twenty-first century education is a dynamic process. As globalization and information technology transform the world, schools must be equipped with the ideas and the expertise to prepare students to meet the challenges they will face—challenges not just of skills and knowledge but of character and purpose.

Connected Educators

In our time no educator should be working alone, and the ICG believes that teachers who connect through shared professional conversations and learning experiences will be leaders in the evolution not only of their own areas of practice but of the culture of learning in all schools, for all students.

All Students, All Schools

The ICG supports the development of rich, authentic, and student-focused learning experiences for students of all ages, in all kinds of schools, around the world. Independent curriculum begins with an understanding of the needs of each child and the aims and values of each school.

The ICG Paradigm: Connect * Learn * Evolve

The Independent Curriculum Group is a learning community of engaged academic leaders and schools working to promote the transformation of teaching and learning. Collaborating through our Partner Program and our events, resources, and services, individuals and institutions build capacity in the development of effective curriculum based on their unique missions and the special resources, needs, talents, and passions of their own communities of educators and learners.

Latest News

  • ICG SPONSOR ASSOCIATE PROGRAM UNDER WAY
    The Independent Curriculum Group is pleased to welcome its first Sponsor Associates, Cheney & Company and Connor Associates. The new Sponsor Associate program is open to businesses, individuals, and other entities operating for profit but which have as a primary
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  • THE ICG WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS
    ICG Board Chair Elise London of St. Mark’s School (MA) announced today that the Independent Curriculum Group is welcome three new members to its Board of Directors. Elise writes: “Please join me in welcoming Liz Davis, Assistant Head of School
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  • ICG EDUCATOR EXPERT PROGRAM (EEP) UNDER WAY
    Schools have questions. This is the number one lesson the Independent Curriculum Group has learned over the years. But we also know that schools have answers, and that expertise on issues ranging from curriculum to pedagogy to schedule to teacher
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  • FIRST OF 2016-17’s ACADEMIC LEADERS RETREATS ANNOUNCED
    The Independent Curriculum Group’s Academic Leaders Retreats have already become legendary as immersive, interactive opportunities for academic administrators, department chairs, and teacher-leaders to expand and deepen their own Professional Learning Networks as they explore cutting-edge practice. For 2016-17 the ICG
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  • Principles of Independent Curriculum in action at NAISAC16 in San Francisco
    As the 2016 NAIS Annual Conference in San Francisco draws closer, we at Independent Curriculum Group “world headquarters” are becoming more and more excited for the three-hour ICG-themed workshop on Wednesday afternoon, February 24, “A Truly Mission-Driven Academic Program: Leaders
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