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Student Learning Outcomes and Behaviors

Student Learning Outcomes: 21st Century Skills for College and Career Readiness

The Academy's students will learn how to:

  • Think critically and have content knowledge
  • Our graduates can problem solve, achieve mastery of the core knowledge, and use critical thinking skills and competencies outlined by the Common Core State Standards.
  • They will have the freedom, confidence and ability to express their unique selves
  • Connect curriculum and skills to college and careers
  • Our graduates will have the knowledge, skills, and experience to navigate the “real world” and solve            problems that arise everyday in life and in the 21st century workplace.
  • They will be able to articulate what they are learning, why they are learning it and how it connects to them and the curriculum.
  • Communicate ideas and ask questions effectively and collaborate with peers (written and spoken)
  • Our graduates will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to positively influence and collaborate with others.
  • They can have Academic conversations with peers and effectively express themselves logically and clearly through the written word.
  • Create a future of their choice
  • Our graduates will explore their passions and find their purpose of education.
  • They will approach learning and their work with a growth mindset and embrace struggle as a means to reach their academic and personal goals.
  • Contribute to your school community and community around you
  • Our graduates will have the ability to navigate and engage in a 21st century global society that is more inclusive and interconnected to their communities.
  • They will be able to identify, process and respond to injustices that exist in their school and community at large.

Student Learning Behaviors

Students will demonstrate these behaviors to achieve Student Learning Outcomes:

Relationships: Students demonstrate content knowledge through collaborating on varied projects that require real world skills. Students celebrate each other and support each other’s learning and growth. 

Relevance: Students connect skills and instructional core content to college and career endeavors Students can explain the relevance of what they are learning, and understand how it connects to the overall class content and their lives.

Rigor: Students use academic language in oral and written form to effectively communicate ideas and interrogate content. Students approach their education with a growth mindset. Students identify and access resources that support their academic and career goals.