HABITS of MIND/ THROUGH LINES/APPROACHES TO LEARNING: Metacognitive, confident, reflective, innovative, creative, flexible (roles, approach, thinking), tenacious, efficient, collaborative, holistic, empathic, tolerant, inquisitive, open-minde
Becoming Effective Learners
Becoming Effective Communicators & Creators
Becoming Effective Global Collaborators
How do I find and use information to construct meaning and solve problems?
How do I effectively communicate?
How do I responsibly use information and communication to positively contribute to my world?
Students will begin to understand:
  1. The necessity, values, and methods of reflecting throughout the process.
  2. Why and how to effectively search for, evaluate, select, analyze, interpret, and synthesize appropriate information to problem solve.
  3. Bias influences the creation and interpretation of information.
  4. People use their prior knowledge to learn how to build new understandings and deal with any new technologies.
Students will begin to understand:
  1. Purpose and audience for communication determine the appropriate media choice.
  2. Design and layout impact the quality and effectiveness of communications.
  3. People reflect on, organize, analyze, interpret, and synthesize information in order to effectively communicate and create ideas.
Students will begin to understand:
  1. Communication networks are powerful mediums to spread positive change or to negatively impact others.
  2. People use information and communication tools to learn from each other , innovate and collaboratively problem solve.
  3. Communication behaviors and actions impact the access and safety of users.
  4. Everyone is biased and that bias is based on each person’s life experiences.