1. Learner centered. All students engage in a variety of culturally responsive, developmentally, and age appropriate strategies.
2. Classroom/school centered. Student learning is connected to communities within the classroom and the school, including knowledge and skills for working with others.
3. Family/neighborhood centered. Student learning is informed by collaboration with families and neighborhoods.
4. Contextual community centered. All students are prepared to be responsible citizens for an environmentally sustainable, globally interconnected, and diverse society.