Instructional Absolutes

  • Post "I Can" Learning Standards aligned statements that clearly state "what" the student is expected to know and "how" they can demonstrate mastery of the knowledge.


  • Use a variety of engaging and high-quality opened ended text-based questions or prompts to engage students to contribute, initiate, respond and maintain student discussions.


  • Intentional use of a variety of student groupings, instructional activities, strategies and tools such as visual supports, multiple entry points and manipulatives to engage all students in the learning tasks.


  • Provide opportunities for students to reflect on their learning by assessing their own growth.