Social and Emotional Learning
WPS District Goal: Develop a school and district approach to social and emotional learning (SEL) that is integrated into the core curricular areas.
Article: This Time, With Feeling (The Aspen Institute, 2017)
Infographic: Citizenship in the Digital Age (ISTE, 2017)
Resources for Teaching Growth Mindset (Edutopia, 2016)
TEC Online Learning Course: Connecting Behavioral Health and Social Emotional Learning to Success in School
Tiered Systems of Support
WPS District Goal: Develop and refine a PreK-12 tiered system of supports PreK-12 so all students are appropriately challenged and experience continuous growth.
District Curriculum Accommodation Plan (DCAP)
Systems for Student Success at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
21st Century Learning
WPS District Goal: Refine and expand our PreK-12 opportunities for students to engage in creative, authentic and collaborative learning experiences that inspire curiosity, encourage innovation and engage students’ imagination.
Article: Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society (National Education Association)
Cultural Proficiency and Inclusiveness
WPS District Goal: Establish and implement a coordinated, district-wide approach around cultural proficiency and inclusiveness that promotes 1) cooperative and caring relationships and 2) a deeper understanding of and respect for human differences.