PUSD Belief Statements: what will today’s activity support? • “Students First” is the guiding principle for every student. • The AZ State Standards direct PUSD curriculum and instruction. • All students can learn and are held to high expectations. • Parental involvement is important in improving student achievement. • Communication b/t the community and the school is essential. • A highly trained and caring staff will have a positive impact in every child’s life. • All students are expected to become responsible and productive.
When students are first, they are actively engaged in learning. Learner Engagement Belief Statements: • Active engagement is: the consistent mental engagement of the minds of most of the learners most of the time. • Steps to active engagement: • (P) Prompt for Engagement • (A) Insist on Engagement from All • (M)Make it Mandatory to Stay Engaged
Ticket out is: PUSD professional development feedback form (anonymous) Carbon Copy note card with your name and one strategy you will take away and welcome feedback on its effectiveness in increasing student engagement in your classroom. (carbon copy: deliver one copy to principal)