The New Learning Standards

Article II

What should a 21st century learner be?

  • Innovative
  • Creative
  • Hopeful
  • Passionate
  • Self Motivated
  • Well-Rounded
  • Prepared for multiple careers

Standard Staples

  • Be Clear
  • Be Attainable
  • Embrace Whole Child Development
  • Respect Multiple Intelligence
  • Technology

Big Ideas

Foundation Education

Differentiated Clusters

Cross-Curricluar Learning Experiences

Community Involvement

Seemless Technology Integration


Foundation Education

3 Weeks of Evaluation and Instruction of:

  • Mutiple Intelligences
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Written and Verbal Communications
  • Problem Solving
  • Learning Styles
  • Making Predictions/Pattern Recognition
  • Creativity
  • Technology
  • Relationship Building

Flexible Grouping

Bundles of students with 4 core teachers together in flexibly grouped units that cohesively integrate content and intrests.


Results froim the foundation course determine learning clusters, rather than age or grade level.


Group culture is fostered through individualized learning and choice with flexibility to change throughout the year.





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