Essential Practices - Strand 1


  • Essential Practice 1.1

    Essential Practice 1.1 Learning Pillars- the essential knowledge and skills for college and career readiness Description The Ford PAS Learning Pillars articulate essential knowledge and skills identified by employers and college faculty as necessary for young people to be fully prepared for success in both college and careers. Indicators of Success 0 = Not Observed 1 = Minimally Observed 2 = Somewhat Observed 3 = Widely Observed...

  • Essential Practice 1.2

    Essential Practice 1.2 Teaching Pillars- teaching principals that develop students' knowledge and skills for college and career readiness Description The Ford PAS Teaching Pillars describe the instructional principles- based on rigorous research and professional experience- that are essential for facilitating learning of the essential knowledge and skills that students need. These principles help students meet and exceed state-established benchmarks for academic...