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NUSD Signature Practices

NUSD Signature Practices


Common Core State Standards Are Addressed


High Expectations for All Students Are Articulated and Acted Upon


The 5 C’s of 21st Century Skills Are Embedded in Classrooms Each Day (Communication, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, and Cultural Awareness)


Student Engagement is a Priority


Incorporation of AVID Strategies is the Norm


Multiple Forms of Assessment are Used to Monitor Learning and Inform Instruction


Momentum (Pacing) that Maximizes Learning Opportunities is Orchestrated and Maintained


Literacy Across the Curriculum (Including Technology Integration) is Demonstrated


Collegial Collaboration is Seen as a Right and a Responsibility