This is where you will find information and links regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment at the Barre Unified Union School District. Content reflects the most current versions of all common curriculum, instruction, and assessment documents. There are also links to resources that are geared toward families, and others that are meant to support our faculty.
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Ensuring Our Students’ Success is Our Top Priority
One of the key reasons why public education is vital is its focus on developing 21st century skills. These skills encompass a range of abilities that enable individuals to navigate the complexities of the modern world. They include critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, collaboration, communication, and digital literacy. Educators in the BUUSD provide a structured environment where students can develop and hone these skills. Through interactive and engaging learning experiences, students are encouraged to think critically, analyze information, and solve complex problems. They are also given opportunities to express their creativity, work collaboratively with others, and effectively communicate their ideas.
We strive to ensure the success of all students, regardless of their background or socioeconomic status. We promote inclusivity and equal opportunities, allowing students from diverse communities to acquire the necessary skills to succeed. This includes fostering a sense of civic responsibility and social awareness, which helps students to understand the importance of active citizenship, ethical decision-making, and contributing positively to their communities. These values are essential for creating a sustainable and equitable society in the face of local, national, and global challenges.
By focusing on the development of 21st century skills, promoting inclusivity, and fostering civic responsibility, an education from the BUUSD ensures that individuals are equipped to thrive in an ever-changing world. It is through a strong public education system that we can empower individuals to become active, informed, and successful contributors to society.