Empower Students and Teachers

DeKalb School District is ready to move forward with providing additional tools and resources to empower our students and teachers.  First and foremost, we are aligning the common core standards with our curriculum to determine resources that will allow us to successfully implement the common core standards.  Additional information regarding the common core can be found below. Within this alignment process, the following educational goals were determined to be key components for our students to be ready for college and and workforce.

Educational Goals:
  • Collaboration

  • Creativity

  • Equity

  • Academic Achievement

  • Communication

  • Critical Thinking

  • Choice/empowerment

  • Access

  • Authentic Learning

Common Core Resources:
  • http://achievethecore.org/
  • http://www.corestandards.org/
  • http://www.isbe.net/common_core/
  • http://www.teachthought.com/technology/exactly-what-the-common-core-standards-say-about-technology/