Breadcrumbs

Portrait of a Learner

Thinker

We use critical and creative thinking skills to analyze ideas and problems. 
We use inquiry to understand important concepts and questions.

Explorer

We value a sense of wonder and are curious about the world.     
We cultivate our interests and strengths
We find passion and purpose in our work.

Collaborator

We engage purposefully with others to support common goals.
We understand and respect diverse approaches.  

Innovator

We seek creative solutions to real-life problems.
We value mistakes as learning opportunities.

Communicator

We listen, speak and write effectively.
We communicate clearly with others through dialogue and participation.
We value the ability to do so in multiple languages. 
We attend to the perspectives of other individuals and groups. 

Well-being

We seek a balance of mind, body and spirit as we grow.
We are conscious of our health in the choices we make.

Respect

We treat others the way we expect to be treated.
We appreciate our own cultures and personal histories. 
We value diversity of thought and experience.

Responsibility

We take ownership of our words, actions and learning.
We fulfill our obligations to ourselves and to others.

Kindness

We act with compassion.
We help others.    

Integrity

We are honest.
We work hard. 
We make the right choice even when no one is watching. 

Courage to Act

We stretch and grow by taking risks.
We are resourceful in the face of challenges and change.
We have the courage to speak up for ourselves and for others.
We take positive action to make our community and world a better place.