Learning Goals

Beth Hillel Elementary brings out best in each individual child.
This effort is centered around developing these five key characteristics:

 

Critical Thinkers
  • Gather, evaluate, and construct meaning from a variety of sources
  • Design and implement strategies for solving problems
  • Develop questions, create hypotheses, gather data, analyze results and make conclusions
  • Support claims using evidence
Quality Producers
  • Design artifacts of academic self-expression
  • Work collaboratively with others to achieve common goals
  • Write effectively in multiple genres considering structure, development and conventions.
  • Articulate ideas clearly, creatively and effectively orally and through various media
Jewish Community Members
  • Develop foundational knowledge in Jewish history, texts, rituals and values
  • Experience communicating, reading and writing in Hebrew
  • Value their Jewish identity, the Hebrew language and connection to Israel
  • Participate in tikkun olam through mitzvot, initiatives, advocacy and tzedakah
Respectful Leaders
  • Value themselves, others and the environment
  • Celebrate differences and diversity through empathy
  • Take on leadership roles within their classes, peer groups and the school community
  • Take responsibility for their behavior and decisions
Reflective Learners
  • Develop a growth-based mindset through motivation and optimism
  • Demonstrate curiosity and the desire to learn more
  • Understand how they learn and apply appropriate learning strategies
  • Exercise self-control