Vision StatementGeneva Heights Elementary seeks to empower our students to be transformational leaders equipped with the skills to become globally-conscious citizens dedicated to lifelong learning.Mission Statement:Our mission is to develop well-rounded students through an integrated, inquiry-based curriculum that will expand their creativity, promote respect of the global community, and cultivate reflective thinkers.Core Beliefs1. Our main purpose is to foster the development of well-rounded students.2. Staff members must have a dedication to dedication to high quality, trans-disciplinary instruction.3. Intercultural understanding and respect are greatly valued and practiced daily.4. Stakeholders must have a commitment to children and the pursuit of excellence.Key Components of Our Education Plan
1. Teachers will plan and utilize interdisciplinary units of inquiry as part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) framework.
2. When planning the units of inquiry, teachers will reflect and apply knowledge by generating a final product to enhance their learning.
3. At the culmination of each unit of inquiry, students will reflect and apply knowledge by generating a final product to enhance their learning.
4. We will explicitly teach and model the 10 student learning outcomes which are a part of the IB philosophy. The student will be encouraged to be inquirers, thinkers, communicators, and risk-takers who exhibit the following characteristics: knowledge, principled, caring, open-minded, well-balanced and reflective.
5. While teaching the state standards, teachers will imbed the instruction of social thinking and communication, research and self-management skills.
NE East ES Cluster:
Woodrow Wilson High School