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Establishing a Learning Community

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COMPETENCIES

The Establishing a Learning Community pathway includes adult learning competencies that focus on building a safe, collaborative and nurturing learning environment.

This pathway focuses on learning how to develop one’s own attitudes, beliefs and practices that fosters an environment of learning for all students regardless of their individual and cultural differences.

I can use varied sources of information (natural roles, culture, interests, strengths, challenges) about learners in order to establish a safe and supportive culture of learning, collaboration and acceptance.

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I can use high impact strategies, routines and common language as well as knowledge of student profiles (culture, skills/needs, career and other interests, etc.) to foster a student-directed learning community that empowers student curiosity and encourages academic and social-emotional risks.

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I can acknowledge student differences in order to build a culturally responsive environment that develops student awareness of their own cultural lenses and the ability to respect the varied experiences of their peers.

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I believe all students are capable of high achievement and I can foster a nurturing environment for students to reflect on and celebrate their academic and social-emotional growth.

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I can seek to identify and reduce the impact of my own implicit biases in my interactions with students and in the design of student learning experiences.

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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

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