MASTERY OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
At Meadow Glen Middle School, all students have access to quality instruction. They regularly engage in authentic learning experiences in which they apply critical thinking and problem-solving to meaningful, real-world tasks. They also have ongoing opportunities to demonstrate mastery and proficiency across all content areas and disciplines through a rigorous curriculum that is aligned with state standards. Through core instruction, students become empowered to be leaders of their own learning and approach content with a growth mindset.
One of the faculty learning targets through our school’s EL Education Work Plan states that, “I can use student data to inform my instruction.” In an effort to continue “moving the needle” in student achievement, we employ data-driven instructional practices that personalize learning for students at all performance levels and abilities. Through this work, we are focused on ensuring opportunity and access among our various subgroups and using different forms of data as a tool to evaluate the effectiveness of the instructional strategies that we have in place at our school.
Determining our strengths and areas of growth is critical to empowering our dialogue in professional learning and improving our practices in an effort to grow all of our students academically. We are committed to maximizing learning opportunities for each student. Students have an opportunity to explore a variety of interests through the plethora of course offerings at MGM (from Mandarin Chinese to Outdoor Education). As a result of these efforts, students continue to develop Mastery of Knowledge and Skills as evidenced through the following claims: