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Engaging the Learner

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COMPETENCIES

The Engaging the Learner pathway includes adult learning competencies that focus on using a variety of information about individuals in order to engage students in rigorous and relevant learning.

This pathway focuses on learning how to assess, differentiate, and personalize learning.

I can use varied sources of information about learners and apply a range of strategies to unpack learning outcomes and inspire learners to seek increasingly challenging tasks.

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I can create relevant experiences for learners to nourish passion and curiosity, promote rigor, and foster the acquisition of dispositions and skills to become an empowered and responsible citizen.

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I can gather and analyze data using a variety of formative methods in order to purposefully adjust instruction through appropriate, high-impact strategies to help students meet their social-emotional needs and instructional outcomes.

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I can use my understanding of best instructional and assessment practices as well as student academic and social/emotional circumstances to design and implement personal and rigorous learning experiences that meet students where they are in their learning and/or career exploration process.

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ALIGNMENTS

Vision

Curious

Learner inquires about and questions content at a deep and personal level.

Personal

Learning progressions are based on student interest and are adapted to meet individual student needs.

Reflective

Learners can articulate their personal learning journey using routine reflective practices

Relevant

Foundational learning outcomes have broad application across multiple disciplines and are clearly connected to essential skills required for success in life.

Nurturing

The school culture acknowledges the wants, needs, and goals of individuals and systemically supports their pursuit.

Flexible

The school culture supports the belief that learning occurs in a multitude of settings and through a multitude of modalities that are centered around the preferences of students.

Resilient

Failure is accepted as a necessary part of the learning process.

Collaborative

Learning is a social activity.

Welcoming

The school culture fosters a sense of belonging and acceptance.

Areas of Focus

Competency Based Education

High Impact Instruction

Equity

Integrated Career Services

Social Emotional Learning and Behavior

Framework for Professional Practice

1B

Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

1C

Setting goals and outcomes

1E

Designing Coherent Instruction/Services

2B

Establishing a Culture and Climate for Learning

3A

Communicating with Students

3C

Engaging Students

1A

Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy

1D

Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources

1F

Designing Assessments

3D

Using Assessment in Instruction/Practice

3E

Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness

3B

Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques

2C

Managing routines, procedures and physical space

4B

Maintaining Accurate Records to Support communication with families

2A

Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport

2D

Managing Student Behavior

4A

Reflecting on Teaching and Practice

4C

Participating in the Professional Community

4D

Growing and Developing Professionally

4E

Showing Professionalism

Vision

Curious

Learner inquires about and questions content at a deep and personal level.

Personal

Learning progressions are based on student interest and are adapted to meet individual student needs.

Reflective

Learners can articulate their personal learning journey using routine reflective practices

Relevant

Foundational learning outcomes have broad application across multiple disciplines and are clearly connected to essential skills required for success in life.

Nurturing

The school culture acknowledges the wants, needs, and goals of individuals and systemically supports their pursuit.

Flexible

The school culture supports the belief that learning occurs in a multitude of settings and through a multitude of modalities that are centered around the preferences of students.

Resilient

Failure is accepted as a necessary part of the learning process.

Collaborative

Learning is a social activity.

Welcoming

The school culture fosters a sense of belonging and acceptance.

Areas of Focus

Competency Based Education

High Impact Instruction

Equity

Integrated Career Services

Social Emotional Learning and Behavior

Framework for Professional Practice

1B

Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

1C

Setting goals and outcomes

1E

Designing Coherent Instruction/Services

2B

Establishing a Culture and Climate for Learning

3A

Communicating with Students

3C

Engaging Students

1A

Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy

1D

Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources

1F

Designing Assessments

3D

Using Assessment in Instruction/Practice

3E

Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness

3B

Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques

2C

Managing routines, procedures and physical space

4B

Maintaining Accurate Records to Support communication with families

2A

Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport

2D

Managing Student Behavior

4A

Reflecting on Teaching and Practice

4C

Participating in the Professional Community

4D

Growing and Developing Professionally

4E

Showing Professionalism

Vision

Curious

Learner inquires about and questions content at a deep and personal level.

Personal

Learning progressions are based on student interest and are adapted to meet individual student needs.

Reflective

Learners can articulate their personal learning journey using routine reflective practices

Relevant

Foundational learning outcomes have broad application across multiple disciplines and are clearly connected to essential skills required for success in life.

Nurturing

The school culture acknowledges the wants, needs, and goals of individuals and systemically supports their pursuit.

Flexible

The school culture supports the belief that learning occurs in a multitude of settings and through a multitude of modalities that are centered around the preferences of students.

Resilient

Failure is accepted as a necessary part of the learning process.

Collaborative

Learning is a social activity.

Welcoming

The school culture fosters a sense of belonging and acceptance.

Areas of Focus

Competency Based Education

High Impact Instruction

Equity

Integrated Career Services

Social Emotional Learning and Behavior

Framework for Professional Practice

1B

Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

1C

Setting goals and outcomes

1E

Designing Coherent Instruction/Services

2B

Establishing a Culture and Climate for Learning

3A

Communicating with Students

3C

Engaging Students

1A

Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy

1D

Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources

1F

Designing Assessments

3D

Using Assessment in Instruction/Practice

3E

Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness

3B

Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques

2C

Managing routines, procedures and physical space

4B

Maintaining Accurate Records to Support communication with families

2A

Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport

2D

Managing Student Behavior

4A

Reflecting on Teaching and Practice

4C

Participating in the Professional Community

4D

Growing and Developing Professionally

4E

Showing Professionalism

Vision

Curious

Learner inquires about and questions content at a deep and personal level.

Personal

Learning progressions are based on student interest and are adapted to meet individual student needs.

Reflective

Learners can articulate their personal learning journey using routine reflective practices

Relevant

Foundational learning outcomes have broad application across multiple disciplines and are clearly connected to essential skills required for success in life.

Nurturing

The school culture acknowledges the wants, needs, and goals of individuals and systemically supports their pursuit.

Flexible

The school culture supports the belief that learning occurs in a multitude of settings and through a multitude of modalities that are centered around the preferences of students.

Resilient

Failure is accepted as a necessary part of the learning process.

Collaborative

Learning is a social activity.

Welcoming

The school culture fosters a sense of belonging and acceptance.

Areas of Focus

Competency Based Education

High Impact Instruction

Equity

Integrated Career Services

Social Emotional Learning and Behavior

Framework for Professional Practice

1B

Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

1C

Setting goals and outcomes

1E

Designing Coherent Instruction/Services

2B

Establishing a Culture and Climate for Learning

3A

Communicating with Students

3C

Engaging Students

1A

Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy

1D

Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources

1F

Designing Assessments

3D

Using Assessment in Instruction/Practice

3E

Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness

3B

Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques

2C

Managing routines, procedures and physical space

4B

Maintaining Accurate Records to Support communication with families

2A

Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport

2D

Managing Student Behavior

4A

Reflecting on Teaching and Practice

4C

Participating in the Professional Community

4D

Growing and Developing Professionally

4E

Showing Professionalism