Through reflection, students will differentiate between content and concepts.
Learn to utilize facts, connecting them to conceptual ideas (relevance and personal meaning) leading to active learning and a growth mindset.
Shift from covering topics to exploring concepts in context utilizing their understanding of “real world” to bring meaning to content, knowledge, and skills.
Develop core skills of communication and literacy for all grades and readiness; for Grades 8 and 9 as they enter the graduation program; for Grades 10, 11, 12 as they transition beyond high school.
Demonstrate their knowledge of essential content through various methods.
Apply learning (what a student can do) to what they must know (essential knowledge).
Assess and report on personal learning targets through a competency lens.