Target 1 – Student-Centered Learning. FWSU students will engage in personalize learning involving collaborative inquiry, problem solving and creative learning opportunities.

Action Step –  Highlight, create and model innovative learning opportunities that promote collaborative inquiry, problem solving and creativity for students and staff.

Indicator of Success –  Students and staff will apply existing knowledge to create original works as a means of personal or group expression.


Students across Franklin West Supervisory Union have been learning and discussing how beliefs about themselves can shape and influence day-to-day outcomes. They have been discussing Growth Mindset and how much of what they think about themselves as learners is determined by their “Mindset”

attitudeOther students have been learning about:  CARES

   C – Cooperation

   A – Assertiveness

   R – Responsibility

   E – Empathy

   S – Self Control

class rules

Students encounter many “signs of learning” throughout their buildings. These visuals are intended to encourage talent, all while setting high standards for students. Students’ academic work is displayed and contributes to a positive educational climate.



Many dedicated educators are committed to helping students navigate through their day offering encouragement as they challenge them to become better peer models and they inspire them to learn new things.


Growth Mindset is a path that is open for all – it teaches us that when we encounter obstacles, we can use our mindset as an inner navigational compass.



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