EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

West Hills Christian School is committed to developing character and understanding through an exceptional Christ-centered educational experience.

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• Support for Student Achievement: 

Instruction that develops excellence, respect, and inclusion of all students in the learning process.

• Deep Knowledge:

Instruction that addresses that central ideas of a topic or discipline with enough thoroughness to explore connections and relationships, and to produce relatively complex understanding.

• Conceptual Understanding:

Instruction with an emphasis in cognitive complexity, where students engage in extended exchanges about subject matter that builds an improved and shared understanding of ideas or topics.

• Higher-Order Thinking:

Instruction that involves students in manipulating information and ideas by synthesizing, generalizing, explaining, hypothesizing, or developing conclusions that provide new meaning or awareness of the world beyond the classroom.

• Biblical Integration:

Instruction that recognizes God’s character, glory and purpose in all subject matter.