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Core Values

Carlton Core Values

High Expectations

Written/Clear Objectives
Zone of Proximal Development: Work at the students’ level while breaking the work down into manageable chunks

No opt outs

Hold students accountable & set boundaries

Student Engagement

Whole brain strategies

Energetic hands on environment


Cooperative groups

Respectful/Safe Learning Environment

Clear rules and logical, consistent consequences

Students know expectations

Praise students: Ensure they feel safe when asking questions/ Validating question asking behavior

Reinforcing Cornerstone assets

Meet the needs of individual students

Differentiated math lessons

RTI reading groups

Small group instruction to reteach

Love of Life Long Learning

Solving own problems

Use real life experiences

Modeling the love of learning

Learn from each other

Enthusiasm – Fun!

Build strong relationships with all

Building classroom community-teaching values

Being accessible to parents/students

Being clear and consistent with all

“Hands On” with the students – participating in activities