Wade Park School provides an academically challenging environment in a state-of-the-art facility with excellent teachers and innovative learning practices to meet the needs of all learners. Wade Park students participate in project-based learning utilizing research-based strategies based on critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, innovation, and problem solving skills. Students participate in weekly science experiments to develop inquisitive minds, improve critical thinking skills, and support a strong conceptual understanding of science through investigation and discovery.
Wade Park holds the belief that students should have the opportunity to experience a rigorous and innovative academic program focused on their interests, which inspires and empowers students to pursue related careers and to make significant contribution to the global community. Wade Park classes are student-focused, hands-on, and tailored to meet the needs of all students. Students are encouraged to excel within a warm, nurturing, and family-oriented environment that celebrates learning, develops confidence, and supports every child as they explore their gifts and talents. Wade Park is dedicated to fostering 21st century learning skills, promoting critical thinking, encouraging higher-order thinking strategies, and cultivating a standards-based learning environment.
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More than 500 handshakes were exchanged Wednesday in the gym at Wade Park School.
The Parent Leadership Institute seeks to enable parents and caregivers to become leading advocates for children and school improvement under The Cleveland Plan.
The CMSD News Bureau asked the winners for their teaching philosophies, what about their practices they will share with peers and how they will share it, what drew them to CMSD and urban education and who served as their role models. Here are excerpts from their responses.