Dearborn Public Schools

January, 2018

Two Mindsets

Fordson High School teachers spent their Thursday afternoon engaging in Professional Development.  The EL Department facilitated a Culturally Responsive Teaching session on Growth vs. Fixed Mindsets and their effects on student achievement.  Growth Mindset is the belief that intelligence, talents and abilities can be developed.  Students that demonstrate a growth mindset: significantly outscore others in the areas of math and literacy … Read more

New Families – Parent Meeting

The EL Department hosts another successful parent meeting for new families.  Community services and job searching was on the agenda along with language support access for interpreting documents, district websites and teacher blogs.    

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