At Erin Woods School, children and adults have the right to:
• be educated • be respected • feel safe
• learn • be engaged • belong
• be optimistic
The students understand that their job is to learn academics and how to be responsible citizens. Teachers are focused on developing their practice to ensure students are engaged in rich tasks. Students undertake studies to answer questions like:
How does music impact people around the world?
How can we use a function table to solve a word problem?
Do we have to use numbers in equations or function tables?
Can we create a code to explain a pattern for our wampum belts?
Can you create a pattern from someone else’s code?
How do we use writing to communicate our understanding of trees?
A safe environment is important to all of us, which we accomplish through a constant focus on our Student Purpose Statement and the rights and responsibilities of learning. Students learn and practice social skills and problem solving in a safe and caring environment.