Essential Teaching Practices

WNY Maritime Charter School is committed to increasing student learning and progress through research-based practices that are considered "best practices" in the field of teaching.  These "go-to" pillars, extrapolated from Gallup research, are important for classroom management and instruction.  These areas can mean a lot of different things for each teacher in each classroom, so long as we are meeting the needs of our cadets. However, with a keen understanding of best practices that can be carried out school-wide, our cadets can then experience high quality teaching and learning throughout the entire campus in a unified, professionalized spirit that promotes excellence. Here are the Essential Teaching Practices which our school will carry out while also gathering cadets' feedback throughout the school year on new ideas that can be implemented to support the following areas: