Great Expectations

Northwood is a Great Expectations school.  We use the Great Expectations Teaching Model, drawing from many learning theories that encompass the very best of what is known about teaching today.  Basic Tenets of this model are as follows:

All Children Can Learn... William Glasser
Climate of Mutual Respect... Rensis Likert
Building Self-Esteem... Harris Clemes, Reynold Bean, Aminah Clark
Teaching Attitude and responsibility... Haim Ginott, John & Eunice Gilmore
High Expectations... Robert Rosenthal & Lemore Jacobson
Teacher Knowledge and Skill... Benjamin Bloom