Gilmore Elementary School

École Élémentaire James Gilmore

CARING FOR EACH OTHER, LEARNING FOR A LIFETIME. PRENDRE SOIN DE L'AUTRE - L'APPRENTISSAGE POUR LA VIE

Our Actions for 2017-18

How we work to strengthen Personal Awareness?

  • building in “I Can” statements for developing awareness using our GRIFS matrix
  • building on student strengths and stretches and incorporating a growth mindset
  • dedicate each PRO D to Social Responsibility
  • begin the school year with a school-wide Social Responsibility initiative. This will include a Jesse Miller presentation.
  • build language around Personal Awareness and provide students with the tools to use it.
  • helping students take ownership of their goals, learning, and behaviour by focusing on the Personal Awareness and Responsibility and Critical Thinking Competencies
  • having a deeper understanding of the competencies to help students better describe themselves as learners

How we work to strengthen Critical Thinking Skills?

  • self-assessment using the Core Competencies
  • building on student strengths and stretches and incorporating a growth mindset
  • begin by strengthening Critical Thinking skills through the use of self-reflection in multiple subject areas