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Curriculum

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Division of Schools' Beliefs and Expectations

 

Instructional Beliefs:

  • All students are valued no matter their socioeconomics, address, ethnicity, exceptionality, etc.
  • All teachers will embrace effective instruction as a system of multi-tiered supports.
  • High expectations will be held for every student at each grade level from one to another and from one teacher to another.
  • Diversity will be visible in gifted/accelerated, honors and advanced courses and programs.
  • Parent involvement and engagement are critical for school success and high student achievement.

 

Instructional Expectations:

  • Standards-based, bell to bell instruction will be delivered daily.
  • Daily instruction will have clear learning targets and success criteria aligned to state standards.
  • Students will be provided timely, data-driven interventions to support their individual needs in Tier 1 instruction.
  • All school-based leaders and teachers will collaboratively and regularly analyze data and student work in PLCs to inform classroom planning, instruction, assessment and intervention.
  • Content Coordinators, SDICs, APIs and Instructional Coaches will be fully utilized to support teachers to address inequitable learning opportunities and achievement gaps.
  • New Scope and Sequence for Social Studies and Science, K-5 and secondary tested areas.
  • Essential Labs will be conducted in grades 5, 8 and Biology.