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    GLOBAL LEARNING GOALS 

     

    Effective Communicators Who:

     

    ·         Read, understand, and interpret a variety of works, including fiction, nonfiction, textbooks, and manuals, as measured by the Oak Park Unified School District and California State Standards;

    ·         Express ideas clearly, practice active listening skills which demonstrate engagement and interest through questioning during assigned lessons;

    ·         Produce organized and high quality presentations;

    ·         Write effectively for self-expression, persuasion, information, and research.

    As measured by:

    ·         Assignment grades

    ·         Report card grades

    ·         Rubrics

    ·         SRI assessments

    ·         Effective use of technology

    ·         Research skills

    ·         Pass rate on the CAHSEE

    ·         Portfolios

    ·         STAR Assessment

    ·         Writing workshop attendance and product

     

    Self-directed Workers Who:

     

    ·         Effectively plan and allocate time and resources to complete a project with a long-term deadline both independently and collaboratively with others.

    ·         Access a variety of information resources, evaluate the appropriateness and validity of the information, and synthesize the information into original authorship;

    ·         Select appropriate technology and effectively integrate it into a variety of curricular areas.

    ·         Exhibit growth, reflection, and self-evaluation.

    As measured by:

    ·         Assignment grades

    ·         Report card grades that demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, principles, processes, facts and skills in all courses.

    ·         Accrual of credits toward graduation

    ·         Rubrics

    ·         SRI assessments

    ·         Performance on course benchmark assessments         

    ·         Effective use of technology

    ·         Research skills

    ·         Pass rate on the CAHSEE

    ·         Portfolios of student work

    ·         Enrollment in on-line courses

     

    Creative, Critical Thinkers Who:

     

    ·         Generate new ideas;

    ·         Choose the best way to reach a goal by identifying constraints, considering risks, and generating alternatives;

    ·         Organize and process symbols, pictures, graphs, and other information in a variety of ways;

    ·         Reach solutions by selecting and using appropriate problem-solving techniques

    ·         Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, principles, processes, facts and skills in mathematics.

    ·         Use a variety of learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills while optimizing their unique learning styles.

    As measured by:

    ·         Standardized test scores (STAR); Performance Assessment; PSAT, CAHSEE, SAT/ACT

    ·         Performance on OPIS Math midterms and finals (course benchmark assessments)

    ·         Effective utilization of technology—online resources; Power Point projects

    ·         Real world applications and open-ended projects that reflect rigor creativity and relevance

    ·         Application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills

     

    Healthy, Productive Citizens Who:

     

    ·         Will place high value on integrity, honesty, and respect for others and self.

    ·         Evaluate their lifestyle and participate in activities that improve personal wellness and physical fitness;

    ·         Effectively budget their time and resources;                                          

    ·         Explore and develop a personal academic and career plan to be college and career ready.

    ·         Contribute to the community through service to others.

    As measured by:

    ·         Attendance rate

    ·         Work habits and cooperation marks

    ·         Student awards/recognition

    ·         Records and descriptions of community service

    ·         Physical Fitness test scores

    ·         Naviance career exploration

    ·         Discipline records

    ·         College acceptance and employment