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Culturally Responsive Student Centered Instructional Practices


WHPS has identified and is sharing 8 key instructional strategies to support all students to maximize their learning and develop the habits of mind that lead to success.



"Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it-so we must form good, positive and productive habits.”
-Horace Mann, American Education Reformer, 1796-1859



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Instructional Practice Focus: 

  • Establish Goals to Focus Learning
  • Use and Connect a Variety of Representations
  • Build Fluency from Conceptual Understanding
  • Elicit and Use Evidence of Student Thinking
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