STARS shine brightly in Mr. Stracco's class because of Standards, Teamwork, Accountability, Responsibility and Success
Community of Learners:Mr. Stracco's classroom is safe, supportive, and positive. Students will employ 21st century skills (accountability, responsibility, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and innovation) as effective tools to learn content. These skills will be mastered through individual and group experiences.
Rigor, Relevance and Relationships: Content learned in Mr. Stracco's class will be rigorous in nature, relevant to life, and be related to different concepts. By combining these three elements, students will become masters of the content.
Brain Based Learning Activities: Students in Mr. Stracco's class will be exposed to different brain based activities that will enrich their experiences, encourage higher level thinking skills, and empower active learning.
Learner Active - technology infused: Mr. Stracco's classroom is a high energy learner active classroom which uses technology that encourages students to "dig deeper" into the content.