STARS ACADEMY SCHOOLWIDE LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

All STARS Academy curriculum and campus culture strive to guide students into:  

 

CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKERS
 
  • deep academic inquiry allows students to think critically and creatively

  • generate questions and employ creative approaches to problem-solving

  • identify connections in content and integrate knowledge

  • self-directed learners 

  • exhibit in-depth knowledge across disciplines

  • solve problems independently and collaboratively

  • reflect on and analyze learning experience

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS
 
  • express ideas and information confidently and creatively

  • practice empathy and cultural awareness

  • articulate using academic language and an informed point of view

  • employ good listening skills

  • evaluate and successfully utilize forms of argument in both oral and written context

  • work cooperatively with diverse populations

EMPOWERED INDIVIDUALS
 
  • take a proactive approach to their current academic pursuits and future goals

  • take personal responsibility for actions

  • adapt to an increasingly complex and ever-changing world

  • develop disciplined work habits

  • produce quality work 

  • organize and manage time effectively

  • learn and apply goal setting strategies that support educational and career goals

  • are responsible and accountable

  • realize and accept consequences of actions 

  • show respect for others, themselves, the community, and the world 

  • assume responsibility and ownership for their life-long learning

TECHNOLOGICALLY PROFICIENT AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS
 
  • demonstrate competency in exchanging and presenting ideas through a wide variety of technologies

  • distinguish accurate information and the validity of sources

  • use technology effectively to accomplish tasks 

  • recognize and understand current local and global issues