SCHOOLWIDE LEARNING EXPECTATIONS

Primary Grades

A student who graduates from St. Martin of Tours Academy is expected to be:

1. An active Catholic Christian is someone who . . .

a. learns about God

b. respects the rights of others

c. is aware of the needs of others

d. has learned to appreciate all of God’s creation and gifts

2. A diligent learner is someone who:

a. feels a sense of importance and worth for who they are

b. learns what is taught

c. takes pride in doing quality work

d. is able to follow directions and work alone

e. has developed intellectual curiosity and creativity

f. is able to work well with others

3. A lifelong learner is someone who:

a. feels an excitement and a joy for learning

b. is willing to take a risk

c. works to his/her ability and does quality work

d. is responsible for his/her own learning

4. An integrated learner is someone who:

a. feels intelligent and confident while learning.

b. shows responsibility and manages his/her own life

c. is proud of his/her own accomplishments and appreciates the accomplishments of others

5. An effective communicator is someone who:

a. can express ideas clearly and with confidence

b. has good listening skills

c. learns to use the computer to communicate and express ideas

d. respects other people’s thinking

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Intermediate Grades (4-8)

A student who graduates from St. Martin of Tours Academy is expected to be:

1. An active Catholic Christian who:

a. has a foundation in Catholic teaching

b. internalizes a system of values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ

c. has global awareness and a concern for social justice

d. recognizes and responds to needs within the community

e. values and respects all of God’s creation and diversity in all peoples

2. A diligent learner who:

a. has developed and uses higher level thinking skills

b. exhibits basic learning skills

c. is able to assess individual strengths and needs for growth

d. can work collaboratively in the learning process

e. has developed resourcefulness and independence in work habits

f. takes pride in achievement

3. A lifelong learner who:

a. embraces circumstances in life as opportunities for growth

b. retains an enthusiasm for learning

c. is motivated to reach full academic and creative potential

d. has developed study skills and lifetime learning habits

4. An integrated individual who:

a. has discovered feelings of intelligence and power of management

b. has developed responsibility and self-discipline

c. has confidence and sense of self-worth

d. is comfortable in taking risks

e. affirms accomplishments in self and others

5. An effective communicator who:

a. can express thoughts clearly and confidently

b. has good listening skills

c. utilizes technology as a tool of communication

d. respects varying points of view and perspectives

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