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Farmington, CT 06032
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Teaching Standards



Meaningful Knowledge--Students see content as meaningful and organized around big ideas and questions and have opportunities to transfer learning to new contexts.

Challenging Expectations--Students understand performance expectations and are individually supported in meeting challenging standards.


Teaching and Learning:

Active Learning Community--Students have a sense of belonging to a positive learning community in which they have regular opportunities to work collaboratively.

Purposeful Engagement--Students are actively engaged in authentic learning tasks and given opportunities to construct meaning and develop understanding.


Individual Responsibility--Students make choices about you and take responsibility for their own learning goals and progress.

Data Analysis--Teachers systematically collect and analyze assessment data and student work to understand and develop student growth over time.


Relationships--Teachers develop and foster positive relationships with students, families and colleagues to maintain an ongoing dialogue in support of learning and continuous improvement.

Collaboration--Teachers collaborate with colleagues and contribute to team, department and school improvement goals.


Professional Responsiblity--Teachers demonstrate all aspects of Connecticut's Code of Professional Responsibility.

Professional Growth--Teachers personalize a professional learning plan based on cycles of self-reflection and data analysis.


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