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Lifelong Learner Traits

Strategic Plan
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Lifelong Learner Traits
The students of Plano ISD will be

Self-directed learners who

  • accept and seek new challenges in learning.
  • identify purpose, define courses of action and follow through with a plan.
  • apply prior knowledge and processes to construct new knowledge.
  • access and utilize information from a variety of sources.

Effective communicators who

  • express themselves clearly and concisely.
  • listen attentively, receive, interpret and respond to communication.

Complex thinkers who

  • demonstrate creative thought.
  • construct meaning, solve problems, make and evaluate decisions using a variety of thinking strategies.

Quality producers who

  • evaluate and adjust work to reflect best effort.
  • persevere to create products which achieve intended purposes.

Responsible citizens who

  • demonstrate respect and concern for self and others.
  • assume responsibility for own actions.
  • understand and participate in the democratic process.
  • demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and individual differences.
  • cooperate with others.

Collaborative contributors who

  • work with others, acknowledge and contribute ideas, suggestions and effort.
  • demonstrate the qualities of positive leadership.