Strategic Goal: Academic
All learners are empowered to think critically, reflect, communicate, and achieve academic proficiency across all content areas and develop their Profile of a Graduate dispositions.
Guaranteed & Viable Curriculum (GVC)
We believe that teaching is both an art and a science. We believe in a district GVC: defined as clearly articulated, evidence-based, transparent, and measurable proficiency in knowledge, skills, and dispositions for each course for each grading period.
Learners move along a progression of learning based on their mastery of clearly articulated, transparent, and measurable proficiency in knowledge, skills, and dispositions.
What does a guaranteed and viable curriculum (GVC) look like in a personalized learning environment?
The focus is on critical thinking and purposeful content, with the district's Profile of a Graduate dispositions embedded. A progression of learning is utilized, with learners actively (80%) engaged in learning. Instruction and resources are culturally responsive and the level of Bloom's Taxonomy is appropriate.
Assessment & Feedback
We believe in timely, actionable, and relevant feedback in all aspects of education; empowering learners to determine and act on their next steps with guidance and support to move them to independence.
Learners receive relevant and timely feedback in all aspects of the learning process, empowering them to determine and act on their next steps.
What do assessment and feedback look like in a personalized learning environment?
Assessments are learner-centered and aligned to learning targets. A variety of formative assessments and performance tasks are utilized. Learners communicate their progress and next steps and learner conferences are evident. Feedback is timely, actionable, and relevant.