Educational Characteristics



  • Implementing a well-defined curriculum that is supported by research and includes a strong emphasis on mathematics and technology instruction
  • Building strong school-family-community partnerships
  • Creating a safe, nurturing, engaging, caring, and culturally-responsive learning environment
  • Facilitating strong teacher-student relationships
  • Indirect Instruction by designing and sequencing constructivist lessons to encourage learners to use their own experiences to actively construct meaning
  • Project-Based Learning through utilizing technological tools and authentic, challenging tasks embedded in course projects
  • Discovery Learning by providing an appropriate teaching and learning environment to better serve each student’s understanding by acting as a facilitator and using appropriate instructional technology tools that provide virtual environments for students to explore, examine, and investigate
  • Student-Centered Learning by focusing on each student’s learning style, interests, abilities, characteristics, and cultural settings