Academy of Environmental Sciences
Where Wonders Grow!
We believe that all people deserve to feel safe, valued, and loved.
We believe all children are curious about the world around them.
We believe that learning is a social process.
We believe inquiry fosters an environment of noticing and questioning.
We believe learning should be viewed from multiple perspectives.
We believe in learning through authentic primary sources.
We believe in encouraging learners to take risks.
We believe that reflection should lead to change and growth.
We believe that reflections should lead to social action.
We believe our actions should be aligned with our beliefs.
DFES Academic Goals 2014 -2015
- Increase student math achievement.
- Sustain and build upon student writing achievement.
We are seeking to accomplish these two goals by:
- inquiring into writing engaging curriculum for and with students through environmental education (units of study)
- inquiring into instructional strategies