“When the school introduces and trains each child of society into membership within…a little community, saturating him with the instruments of effective self-direction, we shall have the deepest and best guarantee of a larger society which is worthy, lovely, and harmonious.”
John Dewey, The School and Society
Literacy is a tool of personal empowerment and a means for creating a better world. The power of literacy lies not just in the ability to listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent, but also in the capacity to apply these skills to effectively connect, interpret and discern the intricacies of the world in which we live.
Today’s students are preparing to enter a world in which colleges and the workplace are demanding more than ever before. To ensure all students are ready for success after high school, the Wilton Public Schools focuses on developing the critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills students will need to be successful.