School StandardsOctober 20, 2021
Principal Sparling School Standards for Success in Literacy
All students can be successful Literacy Learners.
Literacy Instructions and Practises meet the individual needs of all students.
Differentiated Learning is the framework for effective teaching that involves providing all students within their diverse classroom community of learners a range of different avenues for understanding new information.
Students need to see Teachers as Risk-takers and Literacy Learners to value lifelong Literacy Learning
High Expectations with targeted intervention is essential for all learners to achieve success.
Assess/re-assess literacy programs
Embrace Students’ diverse backgrounds
Literacy Learning integrated across Curriculums and not in isolation
Establish reading communities
Providing a Literacy Rich Environment with a variety of texts, also includes visual support for all learners (Reading/Libraries)
Use evidence based data to drive instruction and individual student needs
Clear guidelines/samples for instruction (Task, Intent, and Criteria) and immediate student feedback
Communicate, co-operate, and value parents support
Provide students with a toolbox of literacy strategies to build independence and sustainability.
Technology preparedness and provide ways for students to interact with technology educationally.