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Design Based Learning

Mission Statement
Create a learning environment that:
  • Focuses on challenging, multidisciplinary curriculum
  • Engages students in complex, real-world projects through which they develop and apply skills and knowledge
  • Requires students to draw from many disciplines in order to solve problems
  • Encourages student decision making
  • Problems are presented without a predetermined solution
  • Students design the process for reaching a solution
  • Students are in charge of accessing and managing the information they gather
  • Reflection and evaluation take place continuously
  • Classroom has an atmosphere that tolerates error and change
  • Links curriculum and projects to academic standards
  • Results in academic excellence and improved SBACC test results