Belief sets are at play in every school. Some refer to it as a vision, others to a mission. Setting aside outdated educational practices of the past, at Way Elementary we nurture a culture of thinking and compassion by embracing the Visible Thinking framework.
In This We Believe at Way Elementary
Focusing students on the learning vs. the work
Teaching for understanding vs. mere knowledge
Encouraging deep vs. surface learning strategies
Promoting independence vs. dependence
Developing a growth vs. fixed mindset
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Our job is not to make up anybody's mind, but to open minds and to make the agony of the decision making so intense you can escape only by thinking. - Fred Friendly