Windows and Mirrors

A Look into Royal Oak Schools "Windows and Mirrors"
Posted on 02/12/2024
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This month, our Insights Into Curriculum video series explores the powerful concept of "Windows and Mirrors." This philosophy emphasizes the importance of providing students with opportunities to see themselves (mirrors) and understand others' perspectives (windows) within the classroom, curriculum, and instructional approach.

Our goal is to establish an inclusive framework that enables students to grow, learn, and connect with their peers. The "Windows" aspect encourages a diverse range of perspectives and experiences, broadening students' understanding of the world. By incorporating these varied viewpoints, we equip our students with the skills needed to adapt to a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

Simultaneously, the "Mirrors" component ensures that students feel a sense of belonging and connection within their school community, enhancing their engagement and investment in their educational journey.

This approach not only supports our mission but also reinforces our vision of a community of excellence, where every student thrives in a diverse and inclusive environment.