Cranston School's Development Plan
Peace Education, Building Independent and Capable Learners – this is at the core of our work
Climate: borderless learning spaces, multi-age structure, triads/dyads/team teaching, Villages, Learning Commons, Maker Spaces/Design Thinking, Fine Arts, R-T-I experiences, clubs/teams, communication, Iris, TLCs
Personalized Learning: ELL, Task Design, Formative Assessment, Inquiry, Iris, STS Support Project, TLCs, Phys. Ed., R-T-I experiences (Spark, Sensory Room, Body Breaks, Heart Smart, Social Express, Puppy Pals Reading, Inside Out, Rainbows), Mindful Teaching Journey, Technology, Learning Commons
Success in Language & Math Literacy: Balanced Literacy, Fine Arts, Home Reading, A-I-R, literacy support, literacy workshops (Cherie), LL Instructional Coaching, TLCs
If a child can, s/he will. If s/he cannot, what is interrupting the ‘will’?
How can we smooth the wrinkles with the child and get to the ‘will’?
Are students able to say why the work they are doing is important?