WUHS Learning Expectations

 

A RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN WHO…

  • Exhibits a confidence in his/her values as an individual with the potential to make a difference.

  • Appreciates diverse cultures and opinions.

  • Demonstrates positive citizenship and leadership by contributing to the welfare of others by volunteering for community, country and the democratic process.

 

A SELF-DIRECTED PERSON WHO…

  • Exhibits a personal responsibility for learning and for his/her actions.

  • Displays an enthusiasm to be a life-long learner.

  • Sets goals and implements a course of action to achieve them.

  • Exhibits self-reliance by seeing what needs to be done and responding appropriately.

  • Exhibits self-awareness by seeking help when needed.

 

A CRITICAL THINKER WHO…

  • Has a strong academic foundation.

  • Uses technology to synthesize and evaluate new information.

  • Implements appropriate strategies to analyze, interpret, solve and evaluate various problems. Identifies real-life problems and chooses the most effective means of solving them.

  • Questions and answers objectively, analytically, and appropriately.

  • Evaluates and criticizes his/her own thinking strategies (or meta-cognitive abilities).

 

AN EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR WHO…

  • Utilizes all available tools for communication.

  • Articulates thoughts clearly, accurately, and creatively using both verbal and written expressions.

  • Listens actively, is receptive to new ideas and can dialogue with others.

  • Formulates meaningful questions and assesses information.

  • Expresses acquired knowledge on a wide variety of subjects.

  • Works cooperatively and collaborates in a variety of situations.

 

A COLLABORATIVE WORKER WHO…

  • Works cooperatively and collaborates in a variety of situations.

  • Follows through on assigned tasks and does not depend on others to do the work, responsibility for tasks is shared evenly.

  • Respectfully listens, interacts, discusses and poses questions to all members of the team during discussions and helps direct the group in reaching consensus

 

A SKILLED INFORMATION PROCESSOR WHO…

  • Consistently discerns the applicable information from [a] credible/valid source(s) with accuracy.

  • Thoroughly understands how the information is used in a given problem/situation.

  • Consistently applies the interpreted information to a problem/situation.

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100 Amsden Way
Woodstock, Vermont 05091

  • High School: (802) 457- 1317
  • Middle School: (802) 457- 1330

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