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Graduation Plan

 

Content/Process Knowledge Outcomes

Skills/Application Outcomes

(The Big 10)

Course Requirements

Civics

Framing Outcome

  Students will examine and understand the theoretical and practical aspects of citizenship (local and global), its rights and duties; the duties of citizens to each other, their communities, their government, and their world. 

 

Foundational Learning Ountcomes

Social Reasoning 1 – Demonstrating Social Perspective

Social Reasoning 2 – Appreciating Cultural Diversity

Social Reasoning 3 – Demonstrating Civic Engagement

Ethical Reasoning 1 – Applying Ethical Decision Making

Accountability

Advocacy for Self and Others

Collaboration

Communication

Creativity

Critical Thinking

Intercultural Engagement

Problem Solving

Reflection

Resilience

4 Credits – Power and Difference

4 Credits – Global Citizenship

2 Credits – Ethics

Arts and Humanities

Framing Outcome

  Students will demonstrate examination of the human experience through performance, creation, and/or analysis the ability to interpret and explain the arts and literature from personal, aesthetic, cultural, and historical perspectives.

 

Foundational Learning Outcomes

Human Expression 1 – Appreciating Non-Verbal Forms of Understanding and Expression

Human Expression 2 – Understanding Historical and Cultural Dimensions of Creative Artifacts

Historical Reasoning – Analyzing and Interpreting Factors That Shape Human Activity

Accountability

Advocacy for Self and Others

Collaboration

Communication

Creativity

Critical Thinking

Intercultural Engagement

Problem Solving

Reflection

Resilience

4 Credits – Advanced Composition

4 Credits – Literature and Fine Arts

4 Credits – History

Science and Math

Framing Outcome

  Students will understand how scientific knowledge is uncovered through the empirical testing of hypotheses; be familiar with how data is analyzed, scientific models made, theories generated, and practical scientific problems approached and solved; be ale to communicate scientific knowledge through speaking and writing.

 

  Students have the ability to use mathematical reasoning with appropriate technology to solve problems, test conjectures, judge the validity of arguments, formulate valid arguments, check answers to determine reasonableness, and communicate the reasoning and the results in verbal, numeric, graphical, and symbolic forms.

 

Foundational Learning Outcomes

Quantitative Reasoning 1 – Posing Problems

Quantitative Reasoning 2 – Solving Problems

Quantitative Reasoning 3 – Communicating Quantitative Evidence

Empirical Reasoning 1 – Designing Inquiries

Empirical Reasoning 2 – Testing Hypotheses

Empirical Reasoning 3 – Communicating Empirical Evidence

Accountability

Advocacy for Self and Others

Collaboration

Communication

Creativity

Critical Thinking

Intercultural Engagement

Problem Solving

Reflection

Resilience

4 Credits – Natural Science

2 Credits – Experiential Science

4 Credits – Math

 

Content/Process Knowledge Outcomes

Skill/Application Outcomes

(The Big 10)

Course Requirements

Social and

Behavioral Sciences

Framing Outcome

  Students will understand how historical, economic, political, social, and spatial relationships develop, persist, and change; articulate the complexity of human behavior as a function of the commonality and diversity within groups; and demonstrate the investigative methods used in the social and behavioral sciences to: (a) analyze social change, (b) analyze social problems, and (c) analyze and develop social policies.

 

Foundational Learning Outcomes

Social Reasoning 1 – Demonstrating Social Perspective

Social Reasoning 2 – Appreciating Cultural Diversity

Social Reasoning 3 – Demonstrating Civic Engagement

Ethical Reasoning 1 – Applying Ethical Reasoning

Accountability

Advocacy for Self and Others

Collaboration

Communication

Creativity

Critical Thinking

Intercultural Engagement

Problem Solving

Reflection

Resilience

4 Credits – Individual & Group Dynamics

4 Credits – Research Methods

4 Credits – Geography and Place

Integrated and Applied Learning

Framing Outcome

  Students will demonstrate understanding of the interconnections of knowledge, methods, skills, tools, and systems within and across disciplines; delineate and describe connections among different disciplines as they apply to specific systems around a central focus; draw on multiple, relevant fields of study to analyze and solve problems; and use appropriate technologies to conduct research on and communicate about interdisciplinary studies and to access, evaluate, and manage information to prepare and present their work effectively.

 

Foundational Learning Outcomes

Systems Thinking/Self 1 – Conducting Personal Inventories

Systems Thinking/Self 2 – Setting Personal Goals

Digital Fluency 1 – Gathering Information

Digital Fluency 2 – Communicating Ideas

Digital Fluency 3 – Collaborating Across Geographic Boundaries

Participatory Action Research 1 – Surfacing Assumptions

Participatory Action Research 2 – Preparing for Research

 

Accountability

Advocacy for Self and Others

Collaboration

Communication

Creativity

Critical Thinking

Intercultural Engagement

Problem Solving

Reflection

Resilience

8 Credits – Workplace and World Lab