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Teaching and Curriculum
Professional educators help children achieve personal and academic excellence
 

 Highlights

 
Technology tools and resources help students prepare for college, the global workplace and for personal success. A series of videos shows how teachers use those tools in different schools and different levels throughout the district.
Power Standards help teachers focus and prioritize what is most important for students to know and be able to do in the time available for teaching and learning. Of the state Grade Level Equivalents (GLEs), Power Standards are the ones that best represent the key skills, concepts and processes mastered at a given grade level. Power Standards create the framework for teaching and learning.
 

 More teaching and curriculum information

 
Curriculum, standards and assessment shape the learning experience for students in our district. The Teaching and Learning Framework creates a student-centered learning environment that allows students a guaranteed and viable curriculum.
Reviewing and selection of materials is an ongoing process. Each year committees of teachers who are subject matter experts review standards, teaching practices and materials to teach with. Our goal is to provide the most up-to-date, research based and appropriate materials for children.
Students and teachers alike have many technology tools available in the classrooms and libraries of our schools. When appropriately used the educational process is deeply enhanced by the use of technology.
Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) provide detail about what students should know and be able to do by grade level. GLEs are aligned from kindergarten through grade 10 – so that parents, students and educators can see how skills and knowledge build from year to year. Grade level expectations are being developed for each content area.
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