Phrases
  • "Let's make it work"
  • make good choices, get more choices; make poor choices, get fewer choices
  • leverage strengths to address areas of challenge
  • model up, model down
  • Relationships first (relationships, relevance, rigor)
  • Laboratory of Democratic practice
  • "you are a good learner, and here's how I know"
  • "what makes you say that?"
  • The DIP


Vocabulary
  • Proficiency -
  • Portfolios -
  • Natural Consequences -
  • Learning Team -
  • Exhibitions -
  • Gateway -
  • J-Curve -
  • End of Days/Weeks -
  • Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)
  • Essential Knowledge -
  • Academic Identities -
  • near peer -
  • win-win -
  • vocation/avocation/recreation -
  • met/not yet -
  • assessment of, for and as learning -
  • rights and responsibilities
  • Criterion/Norm Referenced -
  • Metacognition -
  • Negotiation -
  • Learning Community -
  • Essential Question -
  • Staff senate -
  • Governance Council -
  • Community Meeting -
  • Open Session -
  • Conflict Resolution -
  • Appeals and Recommendations committee -
  • Students in Action -
  • Incident Reports -
  • Poor Behavior Choices -
  • Consequences -
  • Warnings -
  • Growth Mindset -
  • recursive structures (fractals) -