Personalized Learning

Personalized Learning at PCE is learner driven model that balances basic skills, technology,innovation, creativity, problem solving, critical thinking and engagement in order for all students to master content and curriculum.

Personalized Learning at Prairie Crossing enriches the learning capacity of all students based on his/her interests, unique learning styles, and age appropriate abilities. Students are given voice and choice in how they would like to learn and express understanding of concepts. Students and teachers collaborate through inquiry and guided self-reflection to make learning more powerful. Our strong technology program is used as one resource to enhance student learning, but not as a replacement for hands-on, direct teacher instruction. We encourage our students to challenge themselves to explore their own strengths and interests to drive their passion for learning. By working together with their teacher each student will discover his/her own learning style and engage in authentic learning which is relevant and meaningful. 

Prairie Crossing Elementary is excited to introduce a new learning tool for teachers and students, called the Learner Profile. As our school aims to truly personalize learning for each student, it is important to get to know each student and the characteristics that help them to learn best. As such, the Learner Profile is the foundational tool towards personalized learning success by building connections and developing a culture of learning between learners, families, and educators. The Learner Profile helps to allow students to tell their learning story from their perspective while reflecting throughout the year on learning experiences and how they overcome obstacles. 
Your child will go through a thoughtful, educator-created experience to create his/her initial profile that will then be available to parents using SEE SAW. Teachers will support and guide students to discover preferred learning styles, interests and strengths to know themselves better as learners. Student privacy will be respected and sensitive personal information will not be gathered or shared.

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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado,, 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.