Students will become facilitators of their own knowledge utilizing best practices through focused lessons aligned to the Common Core State Standards that incorporate cooperative groups and engage in accountable talk. This process will enhance the teaching/learning experience for all stakeholders beyond the confinement of the classroom walls.
· We believe in the innate ability of students to grow intellectually and to develop positive character traits through robust learning experiences which consistently increases the level of instructional rigor.
· We believe that Lincoln Avenue administration, instructional and support staff possess the knowledge and skills to assist students in meeting the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
· We believe that mutual trust, respect and open communication between staff and families are critical for maximizing student achievement.