Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Personnel/CIO
The District understands that children do not develop or learn at the same rate and is committed to providing every child with a quality educational experience. The
With this in mind, the District has developed, and will continue to develop, specialized programs and services that assist and support children in meeting their highest potential. The District recognizes that all students do not learn in the same way. Staff members are encouraged to be lifelong learners and to always remain cognizant of each individual learning style. Teachers and administrators employ a variety of instructional strategies and practices to compliment the educational program. When visiting a classroom, a parent may see various strategies and practices at work.
Cooperative Learning: A relationship among a group of students that requires a positive independence with each student accountable for a specific task. Students work cooperatively with a vested interest in each other's learning.
Peer Tutoring: A process by which a competent student, with teacher guidance, helps one or more students at the same grade level learn a skill or concept.
Team Teaching: Two teachers working together in a classroom to present information in a specific subject area. Team teaching can take many different forms, but the main characteristic is two teachers collaboratively presenting information.
Differentiated Instruction: Creating multiple paths of learning so that students of different abilities and levels experience learning in appropriate and positive ways. Differentiated instruction addresses the individual needs of all students.
Teaming: Two or more teachers work as a team and meet regularly to plan and monitor students' academic progress.