A+ Essentials

LAA+ Fellows train schools on how to operate using EACH of the following
Eight A+ Essentials in EVERY DAY:

Arts

Valued as essential to the learning process, taught daily and included in planning

Curriculum

Linking core classes to promote meaningful experiences and spark enthusiasm for learning

Experiential Learning

Hands-on real world application of learning objectives, using differentiated instruction to support innovation and critical thinking

Multiple Learning Pathways

Provide opportunity for information to be absorbed in a variety of ways

Enriched Assessment

Evaluates achievement by allowing students to demonstrate mastery through multiple measures

Collaboration

Strengthens ownership across the school community while promoting broad-based leadership and intentional connections

Infrastructure

Organizes time, space, technology and resources to support transformative learning

Climate

Teachers and students are respected, and the creative process is highly valued