In its fourth year of using inquiry, co-principals and the Instructional Leadership Team are using inquiry to create professional learning spaces that deeply support department and site-wide goals for the year.
In its second year of partnership, teachers are using inquiry to understand how their students acquire academic language and to build students’ socio-emotional skills to foster their English language development.
This is the first year of partnership with three schools that lead OUSD continuation and independent study programs. The Rudsdale Newcomer Program is using inquiry to increase students’ oral and written use of English. Rudsdale Continuation and Sojourner Truth Independent Study are using inquiry to help students become critical users of media and technology.
In its third year of partnership, OUSD’s Computer Science Department is developing a shared, cross-grade understanding of how to support student engagement for more equitable outcomes. They are engaging in collaborative inquiry rooted in design thinking to build their collective awareness in this area.
In its first year of partnership, the Expanded Learning Department is engaging district leaders, site leaders, and teacher leaders in collaborative inquiry to nurture safe and supportive learning spaces for all students across the school day.