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School-wide Learning Expectations / SLE's

NDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

SCHOOL-WIDE LEARNING EXPECTATIONS

 

An NDA graduate is a well-rounded,

active Catholic leader who independently is a(n):

 
MORALLY RESPONSIBLE CATHOLIC
  1. Who appreciates life and creation by making choices that are respectful of self, others and the earth.
  2. Who understands his/her faith and imitates Gospel values.
  3. Who actively participates in the Liturgy.
  4. Who lives the Catholic Social Teachings through service.
  5. Who uses resources and technology in a respectful and appropriate way.
  6. Who takes initiative in advocating for self and others.

ACADEMICALLY PREPARED INDIVIDUAL
  1. Who demonstrates solid foundation of grade level content and standards.
  2. Who integrates problem ­solving strategies in daily life.
  3. Who develops analytical and critical thinking skills.
  4. Who practices good organizational skills and work habits.
  5. Who can support his or her thinking, reasoning, and decisions with evidence and details.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR
  1. Who speaks and writes clearly.
  2. Who actively listens.
  3. Who participates successfully in our technological society.
  4. Who exhibits confidence and poise in word and actions.
  5. Who works collaboratively with others.
LIFE­LONG LEARNER
  1. Who applies learning to his/her life situations.
  2. Who has knowledge of current events and world affairs.
  3. Who exhibits curiosity and an enthusiasm for learning.
  4. Who uses study skills and a variety of resources.
  5. Who sets, monitors, and persists in meeting goals.
  6. Who demonstrates a strong work ethic.
  7. Who eagerly approaches challenges; asking and clarifying questions.