• Learner Profile

  • Learner: Collaborator

    Collaborator The Academy Learner is willing to actively assist, partner, lead, debate and defend ideas.

    What It Is

    An Academy Collaborator learner looks like:

    • communicates with peers
    • communicates with facilitators
    • sets norms, establishes roles, tracks tasks and actively contributes to the success of a team
    • understands role in team communication and outcomes

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Collaborator learner doesn't look like:

    • picks on peers/makes fun of people
    • does not complete tasks
    • does not ask for help

    Learner: Communicator

    Communicator Willing to develop communication skills, as oral presentations will occur in most projects and be prepared to use technology daily.

    What It Is

    An Academy Communicator learner looks like:

    • speaks clearly and is prepared to share learning
    • values feedback and actively seeks it
    • practices communicating each day

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Communicator learner doesn't look like:

    • uses technology inappropriately to communicate
    • is not prepared or practiced for a presentation
    • communicates harshly toward others

    Learner: Connected

    Connected The Academy Learner desires to be a part of a community.

    What It Is

    An Academy Connected learner looks like:

    • meaningful involvement in collaborative groups
    • meaningful involvement in clubs
    • contribution to the learning environment

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Connected learner doesn't look like:

    • mocks what it means to be a "Titan"
    • skips clubs or satellite or is not participating during this time

    Learner: Flexible

    Flexible Adaptable to change and prepared to work with other students, facilitators, businesses, colleges and the community.

    What It Is

    An Academy Flexible learner looks like:

    • can recognize and overcome a challenge
    • asks for help from peers and/or facilitator
    • responds when someone asks them to stop a behavior
    • understands their impact on those around them

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Flexible learner doesn't look like:

    • quits
    • blames others for problems
    • continues behaviors
    • does not see their impact on people around them

    Learner: Knows they are the future

    Knows they are the future Embraces opportunities to work in "real world" settings, interested in the world around them and enjoys serving the community.

    What It Is

    An Academy Knows they are the future learner looks like:

    • professionally interacts with members of the community and sets a positive image of a Titan
    • works with clubs and within projects to help others
    • volunteers on the campus and in the community

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Knows they are the future learner doesn't look like:

    • disrupts external stakeholders that are in the building

    Learner: Learner

    Learner The Academy Learner has the ability to work independently on challenging tasks.

    What It Is

    An Academy Learner learner looks like:

    • asks questions as they arise
    • keeps working even when it's hard
    • can articulate a learning cycle (The Learning Pit)

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Learner learner doesn't look like:

    • requires multiple redirections from facilitators to complete tasks
    • gives up on the work or stops at "level 2 or 3" work

    Learner: Open-Minded

    Open-Minded Willing to listen to all points of views in order to reach a solution and enjoys an environment that is diverse with a broad range of viewpoints and experiences.

    What It Is

    An Academy Open-Minded learner looks like:

    • listens to ideas from other learners
    • encourages other learners to share ideas

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Open-Minded learner doesn't look like:

    • mocks ideas from other learners or only believes their idea is right

    Learner: Project Oriented

    Project Oriented Willing to research, use resources to find creative solutions and apply critical thinking to multiple projects.

    What It Is

    An Academy Project Oriented learner looks like:

    • using research as a foundation for your own work in your own words
    • going through the problem solving process without giving up

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Project Oriented learner doesn't look like:

    • cut and paste someone else's words
    • using someone else's learning

    Learner: Resilient

    Resilient Appreciates a trial and error approach to learning and willing to be a risk-taker.

    What It Is

    An Academy Resilient learner looks like:

    • takes feedback and uses it forward
    • understands learning is a process and puts best work forward each time

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Resilient learner doesn't look like:

    • gives up when feedback isn't what they want
    • stops when it gets "hard"

    Learner: Respect

    Respect Treats others with tolerance, genuine concern for well-being and displays responsibility in an unstructured environment.

    What It Is

    An Academy Respect learner looks like:

    • operates with integrity and seeks to understand others before being understood
    • empathy for others
    • willingness to accept impact on the learning environment and make changes as needed

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Respect learner doesn't look like:

    • requires regular facilitator intervention
    • picks on others or makes rude comments
    • does not recognize impact on the learning environment

    Learner: Self-Directed

    Self-Directed Willing to care for personal learning and growth and interested in taking ownership of the school.

    What It Is

    An Academy Self-Directed learner looks like:

    • tracking learning progress using learning tracker
    • takes feedback and uses it forward
    • caring for furniture, supplies, tools and equipment supplied by the school

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Self-Directed learner doesn't look like:

    • "I'm good... I have a 3. I don't want to do more."
    • "I finished my work". There is ALWAYS something else to work on or learn

    Learner: Sense of Self

    Sense of Self The Academy Learner is ready to take on challenges and problems with enthusiasm and integrity.

    What It Is

    An Academy Sense of Self learner looks like:

    • prepared for learning in the academic environment by having all materials- chromebook, assignments, writing tools and binder
    • *openness to solve problems with the team

    What It Is Not

    An Academy Sense of Self learner doesn't look like:

    • refusing to do work in the learning space
    • refusing to work with a team