Teaching and Learning Perspectives

Personalization is building student ownership and self-efficacy. In our classrooms learning learning is viewed and acted upon from both the teacher and learner perspectives

Teachers model and provide instruction in collaboration, active listening, and communication to establish clear procedures and expectations for effective classroom management with the goal that students will develop skills to build relationships within the learning community, self-monitor, and self-regulate their behavior.

Students develop skills to build relationships within the learning community, self-monitor, and self-regulate their behavior because teachers model and provide instruction in collaboration, active listening, and commination to establish clear procedures and expectations for effective classroom management.

Teachers use data to form a clear plan and purpose for instruction and use active learning strategies with the goal that students will use strategies for engagement, active listening, and collaboration and gradually take ownership of their learning.

Students will use strategies for engagement, active listening, and collaboration and gradually take ownership of their learning because teachers use data to form a clear plan and purpose for instruction and use active learning strategies.

Teachers immerse in standards based content knowledge, academic vocabulary, and higher order reasoning throughout instruction with the goal that students will develop higher level thinking and questioning skills that enhance their learning.

Students will develop higher level thinking and questioning skills that enhance their learning because teachers immerse in standards based content knowledge, academic vocabulary, and higher order reasoning throughout instruction.

Teachers immerse in standards based content knowledge, academic vocabulary, and higher order reasoning throughout instruction with the goal that students will develop higher level thinking and questioning skills that enhance their learning.

Students will develop higher level thinking and questioning skills that enhance their learning because teachers immerse in standards based content knowledge, academic vocabulary, and higher order reasoning throughout instruction. 

Teachers provide feedback through the use of rubrics, summative assessments, formative assessments, learning logs and/or PLPs throughout the learning process with the goal that students will reflect, monitor their learning, and set goals. 

Students will reflect, monitor their learning, and set goals because teachers provide feedback through the use of rubrics, summative assessments, formative assessments, learning logs and/or PLPs throughout the learning process.