Student Focused Learning & Character Education
A formalized plan and process that involves students setting learning goals based on personal, academic and career interes...
 
Signs <ul><li>Engaged Student </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated to Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Committed to Learn </li></ul><ul><li>...
Student-Focused Learning <ul><li>A school that promotes and sustains a culture that values diversity and education experie...
What does a student-focused school look like? <ul><li>Personal Learning Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple support systems <...
What does a student-focused school look like? (Continued) <ul><li>Mentoring Programs  </li></ul><ul><li>School committed t...
Plan Components <ul><li>Personal Development </li></ul><ul><li>Interests and skills assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Personal...
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  1. 1. Student Focused Learning & Character Education
  2. 2. A formalized plan and process that involves students setting learning goals based on personal, academic and career interests, beginning in the middle school grades and continuing throughout high school with the close support of adult mentors that include teachers, counselors and parents.” Student-Focused Learning
  3. 4. Signs <ul><li>Engaged Student </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated to Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Committed to Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling of Belonging </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships support Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Disengaged Student </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Grades </li></ul><ul><li>Uninterested in Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Absences </li></ul><ul><li>Little School Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Anger, Depressed </li></ul><ul><li>No plans after HS </li></ul>
  4. 5. Student-Focused Learning <ul><li>A school that promotes and sustains a culture that values diversity and education experiences/ with a system of beliefs, policies, and structures that support the development of relationships to advance learning. </li></ul>
  5. 6. What does a student-focused school look like? <ul><li>Personal Learning Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple support systems </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship building culture </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions: “In” and “Out” </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Program </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanisms for student’s voices </li></ul>
  6. 7. What does a student-focused school look like? (Continued) <ul><li>Mentoring Programs </li></ul><ul><li>School committed to teaching each student </li></ul><ul><li>Post-secondary Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Families overtly involved </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers using a variety of strategies to accommodate individual learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Character Education </li></ul>
  7. 8. Plan Components <ul><li>Personal Development </li></ul><ul><li>Interests and skills assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Personality and learning style assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio (personal profile of activities, volunteer internships, job shadow, </li></ul><ul><li>awards, presentations, etc. to showcase student work and involvement) </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Development </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for academic goals and high school coursework </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Statewide test results </li></ul><ul><li>Link to state curriculum standards </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for support services/interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Post-secondary transition planning </li></ul><ul><li>College/major search/college applications </li></ul><ul><li>Financial aid/scholarship information </li></ul><ul><li>Career Development </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for career goals (short term and long term) </li></ul><ul><li>Career exploration and assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational search and career videos </li></ul><ul><li>Resume builder </li></ul>

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