Elon Musk has 'secret' school at SpaceX

29 Juin, 2018, 04:43 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
  • Elon Musk tinkering with education with exclusive school

At first, the school only had eight students and was based in a conference room at SpaceX.

The school has a website, though it doesn't provide any detail for those who don't possess a parent login.

In an atmosphere closer to a venture capital incubator than a traditional school, today's Ad Astra students undertake challenging technical projects, trade using their own currency, and can opt out of subjects they don't enjoy.

There's no indication right now that Musk has any greater plans for the school, and the IRS document that makes up most of the public information about the school says it will probably be capped at 50 students. But unlike other schools, it doesn't teach music and sports and language arts appear to be an afterthought, according to Ars.

Musk co-founded Ad Astra in 2014 with Joshua Dahn, one of his children's teachers.

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Remember the time when Elon Musk let slip that he had started his own private school?

For now, Ad Astra is only available to students between the ages of 7 and 14.

So you're probably thinking that Ad Astra's curriculum isn't like ours, either. He gave the school approximately R6 436 630 in 2014 and 2015 so that the next generation of geniuses can take over the world - I mean, get a good education.

Instead, the children learn various coding languages (Scheme, Swift, and Scratch) and get to experiment with more applied science than in your average school science lab. Students are also asked to make a variety of technologies, like robots and even weather balloons.

"One of the things they do is three times a year there's a marketplace called the Bazaar and at the Bazaar the kids have their own companies essentially", Dahn said.

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