Lifelong Learner Competencies

Lifelong learning places emphasis on results. To develop the skills and habits associated with lifelong learning, students must: learn beyond the simple recall of facts; understand the connections to and implications of what they learn; retain what they learn; and be able to apply what they learn in new contexts.

Plan and conduct research
Understand and apply principals of login and reasoning; develop, evaluate and defend arguments
Acquire and use precise language to clearly communicate ideas, knowledge and processes
Participate fulling in civic life, and act on democratic ideals within the context of community and global interdependence
Gather, organize and analyze data; evaluate processes and products; and draw conclusions
Seek, recognize and understand systems, patterns, themes, and interactions
Explore and express ideas and opinions, using multiple media, the arts, and technology
Understand and follow a physically active lifestyle that promotes good health and wellness
Think analytically, critically, and creatively to pursue new ideas, acquire new knowledge, and make decisions
Apply and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies to solve new and increasingly complex problems
Demonstrate ethical behavior and respect for diversity through daily actions and decision making
apply habits of mind and metacognitive strategies to plan, monitor and evaluate one's own work