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Dose of Reality 2017

Beliefs & Goals

Our Guiding Belief:  We believe students can think critically, creatively, and reflectively, become effective communicators, productive collaborators, and be digitally literate.

The Decatur County Community School's Board of School Trustees has established the following goals for the district:

The District will enhance personalized student learning opportunities through the integration of technology and curriculum.  This will be accomplished by:

  • The installation of a district-wide wireless infrastructure
  • Implementation of a 1-1 initiative
  • Focused professional training

 The district  will continue to develop methods for effectively communicating building(s)/district achievements and news to all stakeholders.

 The district will create a prioritized list of facility needs to be used in long-range planning and in determining the timeline for renovation/building projects to meet the education programming needs of its students.

 Students will be provided a research-based K-12 curriculum that is aligned to the academic standards through:

  • Improved K-12 instructional practices
  • Common assessments
  • Data driven curricular/instructional decision making
  • Vertical and horizontal alignment of the K-12 curriculum

Vision

Decatur County Community Schools identifies six 21st Century Learning Skills that students will continually develop:
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Reflective Thinking
  • Effective Communication
  • Productive Collaboration
  • Digital Literacy

Developing these 21st Century Learning Skills will be accomplished through continued collaboration between students, parents, school, and community.

Mission

It is the mission of Decatur County Community Schools to create a safe and caring environment where each individual can grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally. The focus of our schools is to encourage students to persevere to meet academic challenges with openness, enthusiasm, and a willingness to solve problems using 21st Century Skills. This will be accomplished through an atmosphere of cooperation with respect for individual differences and community values.

Motto

Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow
  • Dose of Reality 2017
  • Our Guiding Belief:  We believe students can think critically, creatively, and reflectively, become effective communicators, productive collaborators, and be digitally literate.

    The Decatur County Community School's Board of School Trustees has established the following goals for the district:

    The District will enhance personalized student learning opportunities through the integration of technology and curriculum.  This will be accomplished by:

    • The installation of a district-wide wireless infrastructure
    • Implementation of a 1-1 initiative
    • Focused professional training

     The district  will continue to develop methods for effectively communicating building(s)/district achievements and news to all stakeholders.

     The district will create a prioritized list of facility needs to be used in long-range planning and in determining the timeline for renovation/building projects to meet the education programming needs of its students.

     Students will be provided a research-based K-12 curriculum that is aligned to the academic standards through:

    • Improved K-12 instructional practices
    • Common assessments
    • Data driven curricular/instructional decision making
    • Vertical and horizontal alignment of the K-12 curriculum
  • Decatur County Community Schools identifies six 21st Century Learning Skills that students will continually develop:
    • Critical Thinking
    • Creative Thinking
    • Reflective Thinking
    • Effective Communication
    • Productive Collaboration
    • Digital Literacy

    Developing these 21st Century Learning Skills will be accomplished through continued collaboration between students, parents, school, and community.
  • It is the mission of Decatur County Community Schools to create a safe and caring environment where each individual can grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally. The focus of our schools is to encourage students to persevere to meet academic challenges with openness, enthusiasm, and a willingness to solve problems using 21st Century Skills. This will be accomplished through an atmosphere of cooperation with respect for individual differences and community values.
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