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Lots More to Do while Maintaining Enthusiasm!

Our students have lots of challenges ahead in each of their respective grades, yet we need to maintain the energy and enthusiasm required to ensure that they succeed in achieving our high standards. One document that keeps us on the high road is our list of Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLR's). This important document is the result of a collaborative effort by our teachers that clarifies our Mission and prioritizes and synthesizes our many goals and objectives. I think it helps parents understand that what we ask our students to do has direction and purpose, as it states clearly what we expect them to accomplish by the end of eighth grade. Please take a look. It's important for you to understand, "be on board" in support of our ESLR's, and commit to our shared responsibility for each child's progress.

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Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

By the end of eighth grade, Warren-Walker School Students Will Be Prepared To Be:

Respectful and Responsible Citizens Who:

  • Possess empathy and the ability to work well with others
  • Are dependable and take responsibility for their own actions
  • Demonstrate integrity and a commitment to moral values and community service
  • Independently produce quality work
  • Are able to self-assess accurately, set personal goals, monitor progress, and be role models for others
  • Believe in their self-worth and maintain a positive view of self

Successful Scholars Who:

  • Demonstrate fluency in oral and written language
  • Apply critical thinking and comprehension skills
  • Consistently practice the transfer of cognitive skills to individual and/or varied learning experiences
  • Communicate effectively
  • Use numbers competently
  • Demonstrate understanding of mathematical principles
  • Apply problem solving strategies to real-life situations
  • Approach mathematics confidently
  • Incorporate technology for organizing, learning, and creating
  • Integrate skill, knowledge, and creativity across the disciplines
  • Are dedicated to a lifetime of multi-faceted learning

Self-Directed and Independent Thinkers Who:

  • Gather and comprehend information and apply it to new situations
  • Approach new situations willing to think, adjust, create, and find varied solutions
  • Analyze data and experiences in order to synthesize parts into a new whole
  • Clarify, organize, and express individual thoughts and ideas
  • Express creativity through art, music, drama, etc.
  • Evaluate information and experiences
  • Formulate supported opinions

My next BLOG will be about how we keep children positively engaged in learning and instill in them a desire to learn throughout their lives.

Posted by Mrs. Pamela Volker on Monday February, 20, 2012 at 11:00AM

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