STATEMENT #1
Education is rooted in the sharing and building of human experience.
STATEMENT #2
​The "object and reward of learning is the continued capacity for growth."
STATEMENT #3​​
Thinking, more than knowing, is central to student learning.
STATEMENT #4​​​
Classrooms organize and facilitate the social context in which to share and build students' knowledge, experience, and abilities.
STATEMENT #5​​​
Learning is doing.
STATEMENT #6​​​
​Rigorous, yet meaningful and perceptible expectations encourage student growth and interest.
STATEMENT #7​​​
​​Social studies instruction should center around problem-solving and curiosities of human inexperience.
STATEMENT #8​​​
​​​Measuring growth provides a more accurate portrait of individual student learning
STATEMENT #9​​
​​​​In presenting new material, knowledge should be treated as the students' "working capital" rather than the lone end goal.
STATEMENT #10​​
​​​​​Instructional design should include and prepare students for experiences beyond the classroom.