Parent Survey

Each year we do a parent survey at all of our Eastern Carver County Schools. Please take a few minutes to fill out our Victoria Elementary survey. Data from our survey is utilized to build goals for the next year. If there is a critical issue you would like addressed, please schedule a time to come in and see Mrs. VeLure or Mr. Engebretson. The survey will close on Tuesday, May 1. Thank you for your time!... Continue reading Parent Survey

Our new-look elementary gradebooks/Parent Portal

If something looks different when you check grades in Parent Portal (aka Infinite Campus), it’s by design. As part of our focus on personalized learning, we modified Parent Portal to match a grading system that measures learning — the concepts a student knows and can apply. Too often in the past, traditional grades were goals to reach in order to stop learning. That’s not productive or a reflection of how people actually learn. Learning is a process — sometimes it comes quickly, sometimes it requires extra review and practice. And a final grade, especially at elementary, should reflect a year’s worth of learning. Here’s what’s different in Parent Portal: Subjects (math, reading, etc.) are organized by Power Standard and learning targets. Each subject has Power Standards and under each Power Standard are learning targets. Students show their teacher they have learned each target and once all targets are learned, we are confident the student can apply that Power Standard.... Continue reading Our new-look elementary gradebooks/Parent Portal