Through being reflective about your own teaching practices, model and guide students toward a more reflective approach to their projects, grades, actions, and reactions.
Help your students develop a growth mindset through fostering student agency and active learning, student-led meetings, low-stakes writing assignments, team problem solving, and honest reflection.
At University Park Campus School, students learn through group work that they have something to contribute.
University Park Campus School uses low-stakes writing to scaffold instruction, develop student voice, and foster critical thinkers.
By creating a culture committed to problem solving, University Park Campus School tackles student need early and effectively.
Through fostering critical thinking and academic expression, University Park Campus School helps students to find, develop, and own their voice.
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