How might we support learners in...

Learner Connected

Example Strategies

Elements of Learner Connected

  • Collaborate with peers, family, educators and others
  • Cultivate meaningful relationships
  • Advance personal opportunities through connections
  • Engage in real-world experiences through multiple mediums to develop:
    • Academic skills & knowledge
    • Community & civic engagement
    • Workplace experience
    • Global citizenship
  • Earn valued recognition for all demonstrated competencies (regardless of where and when it happens)

How might we support learners in...

Learner Focused

Example Strategies

  • Develop a deep understanding of needs, interests and strengths around:
    • Academics
    • Health & wellness
    • Social-emotional development
    • Culture & language
    • Living situation
    • Cognitive skills
  • Experience learning that is relevant, contextualized and designed for their individual needs, interests and strengths

How might we support learners in...

Learner Demonstrated

Example Strategies

  • Begin at a level appropriate to their prior knowledge and learning needs
  • Engage in productive struggle
  • Progress at a pace that fits their learning needs
  • Demonstrate competency when ready
  • Demonstrate evidence of learning in multiple ways
  • Receive recognition based on demonstrated competency, not seat time

 

How might we support learners in...

Learner Led

Example Strategies

  • Co-design their learning experiences
  • Articulate their interests, strengths and needs
  • Assess, monitor and reflect on their own progress
  • Partner in setting their learning goals and plans
  • Advocate for needed support from teachers, peers, technology and other sources