Tasks are Student Centered
Tasks are aligned to grade level standards, inspire wonder and curiosity, target content misconceptions, showcase student thinking, include meaningful discourse, and require students to defend their conclusions using evidence.
My Favorite No: Learning from Mistakes
Teachers Believe in their Students
Teachers make strong connections with their students, provide predictable routines and safe environments, intentionally plan instruction and provide actionable feedback for each student.
Every Student Needs a Champion
Students Work Together
Students take academic risks, actively engage each other in the learning process, freely ask and pose questions, reflect on their own and the work of others, respectfully challenge opposing viewpoints and actions, and persevere through the learning process while cheering on the learning community.