Student Learning Outcomes


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ASIJ's Mission: Developing Compassionate, Inquisitive Learners Prepared for Global Responsibility.

ASIJ's Student Learning Outcomes

ASIJ educates students to become:

Effective Communicators who…

  • express ideas, emotions, and personal experiences clearly and creatively through the written and spoken word and through the arts.
  • listen critically with understanding and empathy.

Literate Individuals who…

  • integrate learning and apply it to authentic situations.
  • read fluently with comprehension for a variety of purposes.
  • develop a strong foundation in all academic disciplines.
  • access, analyze, evaluate and present information using diverse resources.

Critical Thinkers and Problem Solvers who…

  • apply creativity and persistence, and develop awareness of their own thinking, in defining problems and developing strategies to solve them.
  • demonstrate flexibility in thinking.

Self-Directed, Productive Learners who…

  • seek personal excellence in intellectual, artistic, practical and physical endeavors.
  • independently pursue learning.
  • set, achieve and reflect on personal and collective goals.
  • make healthy choices.

Constructive Community Members who…

  • have a clear sense of self and exhibit honesty and integrity.
  • work collaboratively and effectively with others.
  • show respect for the rights and tolerance of the values of others.
  • develop an awareness and understanding of the host culture and other cultures.
  • understand environmental issues and work to preserve the environment.
  • contribute their time, energies and talents to improve the quality of life in our families, schools, communities, nation and world.
  • prepare themselves for citizenship in a democratic society.

SLOs approved 2000

Last Maintained 08/27/2003


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