Westwood Gemini Vision
Vision: We commit to inspire, encourage and prepare all students to think critically and to use their talent and creativity to thrive in the global community.
Gemini Smart Goals
Westwood students will engage in project based learning units to include hands-on, cross-curricular learning opportunities on a monthly basis.
Westwood students will be provided opportunities for self-selected electives that enhance creativity and support their interests and talents.
Westwood students will be involved in daily social and emotional guided activities.
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3rd – 5th Grade
Miss Keplinger: Language Arts
Miss Matz: Math
Miss Buser: Science & Technology
Project Based Learning
2 teachers and principal trained by the Buck Institute in PBL
Scheduled a 3-day optional training in June for our teachers to be trained
Goal is to encourage teachers to start implementing PBL units next year
Social Emotional Character Develop
Weekly Lessons with our school counselor
Provided by certified staff
Electives will be provided quarterly
Examples: Fishing, photography, cooking, 3D-printing, cultural studies, news broadcasting, archaeology, gardening etc.
90 additional minutes of STEM throughout the week
Personal and professional guidance and support
Build leadership capacity in our students
Pre-school for our Westwood community
21st Century Program