Our graduates will use the 21st Century Skills to:

  1. Convince: Use critical thinking skills and a variety of relevant evidence to solve a problem, support a position, or present an idea.
  2. Communicate: Use content area language clearly to convey ideas as an individual. Communicate with others in a way that facilitates a collaborative process.
  3. Consider: Use all learning to develop innovative and/or creative options to solve challenging situations and/or problems.
  4. Connect: Use technology to find, evaluate, create and/or share information, ethically and legally. Connect all learning to become a participative member in the social and civic community.

Stonington High school beliefs that Students learn best when

  • Participate actively
  • Work together to learn
  • Construct knowledge
  • Engage in authentic experiences
  • Reflect/self-assess/set goals
  • Connect what they are learning to the world
  • Can talk to their teachers and each other
  • Get timely and meaningful feedback

Stonington High school Beliefs that Teachers teach best when

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively
  • Use multiple strategies based on content and student needs
  • Encourage independent thinking and innovation
  • Create a positive, respectful learning environment
  • Demonstrate they are learners who construct knowledge
  • Create meaningful, rigorous, relevant and increasingly complex work
  • Use varied assessments to make decisions about what and how they teach

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