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Strategy: Open Learning Standards

Using Engage NY to create common objectives

Overview

Illinois is part of the Common Core State Standards Initiative and West Belden has elected to use Engage NY’s open learning standards. The standards are free to use, Common Core-aligned, modularized, offer curriculum and resources, and can be adapted for local purposes.

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Learning Pathway

Personalized Learning Plan

West Belden uses Learner Profiles to create a unique and adaptable learning...

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Reporting

Standards Based Reporting

West Belden moved away from letter grades to Standards Based Report Cards in K-5...

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Differentiation

Structures to Support Individualized Pacing

At West Belden, structures and expectations allow students to move on only when...

Explore More Mastery-Based Progression Strategies at CICS West Belden

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Learning Pathway

Personalized Learning Plan