Learning communities offer increased opportunity for teachers to meet the specific needs of each individual student. Find out how.
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Instead of standardized tests, imagine a university that admits students based on results of big projects they've done, such as analyzing why the United States lost the Vietnam War or how geometric patterns can be used to produce solar energy. Read More
We are not handing over the entire school experience to students. Rather, we are looking for ways to increase opportunities for them to take ownership.
How can we be sure our teachers are equipped with skills and knowledge to lead the future of learning?
Target 21 is different from the other FLoW21 Targets, because it is focused on the kind of people we, as a school community, want to be.
Target 21 is about the kind of people we want to be.
We are currently in a position to be flexible enough to align classes, schedules, and teacher efforts to serve some needs, but not all.
Rosan Bosch and her world-class design team were on campus to gather inspiration and ideas from our community.
Sometimes it's the system - not the student - which is responsible for shortcomings at school.
We are nominated for awards in the Strategic Leadership Initiative and Teaching Initiative categories.
Other FLoW21 Targets are essential in creating an environment where team teaching can happen successfully.
Students' learning experiences improve when teachers work together.
A culture that encourages continuous, informal, professional exchange between trusted colleagues.
Teachers are learners, too.
We are creating a culture and systems that support teachers to work together and inspire one another.
Best professional practice calls on us to work together for the benefit of our teachers and learners.
Feedback should be personalized and directly guide each individual students' next steps in academic and non-academic pursuits.
Students and parents can continuously track progress and achievements to be more successful.
Now we are beginning the process of reimagining and recreating our learning spaces based on FLoW21 Targets.
Students had the freedom to learn about the platform they wanted to use for self-expression.
Learning spaces should be designed to meet students' and teachers' specific needs.
At WAB, like many schools around the world, one can find dozens of examples of varied learning groups.
Grouping students by age does not maximize their ability to learn.
There are several ways in which we are already offering individualized approaches to learning.
The needs and understandings of an individual learner should determine the approaches to teaching.