• Belief Statements

    • Learning is dynamic, therefore, instruction should be flexible.

    • Each individual student is uniquely capable and talented and can learn under the right conditions.

    • The school environment needs to be safe, nurturing, and inspiring so that the learner can be confident to take risks in order to reach high expectations.

    • Learning is connecting with the real world.

    • Learning should build confident and competent individuals.

    • Learning is ungraded, differentiated, active, collaborative, interactive, and not predictable.

    • Learning happens when people's heritage, culture, and beliefs are respected.

    • Children are capable of meeting high expectations.

    • Children learn best when actively engaged in meaningful work.

    • Children differ in the way they learn, the rate at which they learn, and the knowledge/experience they bring with them.

    • Children learn best when the community has a vested interest in their schools' success.