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Students are able to:
  • Be their own teacher
  • Articulate what they are learning and why
  • Initiate and engage in effective dialogue and feedback
  • Talk about how they are learning – the strategies they are using to learn
  • Articulate their next learning steps
  • Understand assessment tools used and what their results mean and can self-assess (assessment capable)
  • Seeks opportunities and develops strategies to know what to do when they don’t know what to do
  • Ask questions
  • Respond to challenges using effective strategies
Teachers are able to:
  • Build relationships with students – students know that they care.
  • Engage in effective dialogue with students
  • Develop a safe engaging classroom environment
  • Be clear about learning progressions
  • Use strategies to allow accelerated learning to occur
  • Provide challenging learning for students
  • Set high achievable expectations for learning
  • Use a wide range of instructional strategies
  • Be an activator rather than a facilitator
  • Be highly effective practitioners of student learning
  • Know how to accelerate learning.
Home and School Partnership that:
  • Have a common language of learning that is shared with home and school
  • Have a shared understanding of common goals
  • Have shared high expectations, especially over the importance of education.



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