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CCSD59 Learning OutcomesResultados de Aprendizaje CCSD59
Our Vision of Success for All StudentsNuestra Visión de Éxito para Todos Los Estudiantes
District MissionMisión del Distrito
Preparing Students to be Successful for LifePreparando a los estudiantes para tener éxito para la vida
OverviewVisión de Conjunto

Implementing our district mission means equipping each child with the skills necessary to thrive in the modern world. CCSD59 has identified nine outcomes which we believe are the foundational skills for success no matter what future path a student may choose or how the world and the workplace might change.

Implementar nuestra misión de distrito significa equipar a cada niño con las habilidades necesarias para prosperar en el mundo moderno. CCSD59 ha identificado nueve resultados que creemos son las habilidades fundamentales para el éxito no importa qué camino futuro el estudiante puede elegir o cómo el mundo y el lugar de trabajo podrían cambiar.

Outcome
Access, Analyze, and Apply Information
Definition
Find, examine, and organize information to make decisions and generate new knowledge
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Find and examine information from a wide variety of sources

Brainstorm on a topic

Identify where (sources) you learn information

Identify the components/features of a source

Find multiple sources on a given topic

Determine the criteria for searching on a topic

Analyze the structure of the source

Find multiple sources on a given topic

Discern which information is relevant

Utilize the structure of the source to find information quickly

Find a variety (type) of sources

Discern and examine which information is relevant based on a given criteria

Determine reliability of sources

Understand what is reliable

Identify reliable sources

Examine the criteria for reliable sources

Identify types of documents and sources (primary)

Identify points of view (bias)

Examine and purposefully apply primary documents/sources

Utilize points of view (bias)

Organize and apply information in a meaningful way

Sort, compare and contrast information

Summarize information from a source

Share information in a variety of formats

Sort, compare and contrast information

Summarize information from multiple sources

Share information in a variety of formats

Analyze information

Synthesize the information from sources to generate new knowledge

Determine most appropriate format and audience to share information

Analyze information

Synthesize the information from sources to generate new knowledge

Determine most appropriate format and audience to share information

Use information legally and ethically

Restate information using student’s own words

Appropriately credit / cite sources

Restate information using student’s own words

Appropriately credit / cite sources

Understand when to paraphrase or use direct quotations

Use information responsibly

Appropriately credit / cite sources

Understand when to paraphrase or use direct quotations

Use information responsibly

Outcome
Civic and Global Responsibility
Definition
Awareness and active participation in a local and global community in an informed, committed, and constructive manner, with a focus on the common good
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Make personal connections to current events locally and globally

Learn about local events

Learn about local and global events

Make connections to local events

Make connections to local and global events

Use local and global connections to remain informed

Demonstrate compassion, empathy, and respect

Help others in need

Understand and identify feelings in self and others and respond appropriately

Take role in shaping environment

Help others in need

Understand and identify feelings in self and others and respond appropriately

Take role in shaping environment

Help others in need

Understand and identify feelings in self and others and respond appropriately

Take role in shaping environment

Help others in

Understand and identify feelings in self and others and respond appropriately

Take role in shaping environment

Make meaningful contributions to worthy causes

Identify a need and/or cause

Identify types of contributions that can be made

Actively participate

Celebrate and reflect on achievements

Identify a need and/or cause

Identify types of contributions that can be made

Actively participate

Celebrate and reflect on achievements

Advocate for worthy causes

Identify types of contributions that can be made

Actively participate

Celebrate and reflect on achievements

Advocate for worthy causes

Identify types of contributions that can be made

Actively participate

Celebrate and reflect on achievements

Understand and appreciate diverse perspectives, cultures, language, and backgrounds

Build awareness and appreciation for similarities and differences

Demonstrate respect through words and actions

Embrace, appreciate, and understand similarities and differences

Demonstrate respect through words and actions

Embrace, appreciate, and understand similarities and differences

Demonstrate respect through words and actions

Ask questions and seek to understand

Embrace, appreciate, and understand similarities and differences

Demonstrate respect through words and actions

Ask questions and seek to understand

Outcome
Collaboration
Definition
Working with others to achieve a common goal
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Respect abilities, contributions, and viewpoints of others

Understand others have different viewpoints and abilities

Speak and listen in a respectful manner

Give and accept feedback appropriately

Accept that others have different viewpoints and abilities

Speak and listen in a respectful manner

Give and accept feedback appropriately

Accept that others have different viewpoints and abilities

Speak and listen in a respectful manner

Give and accept feedback appropriately

Accept that others have different viewpoints and abilities

Speak and listen in a respectful manner

Give and accept feedback appropriately

Make decisions together through discussion and compromise

Talk through any group decision with guidance

Understand that you may not always succeed at persuading others

Talk through any group decision

Be willing to change or compromise ideas

Talk through any group decision and seek consensus

Select and use a decision making strategy appropriate to the situation

Talk through any group decision and seek consensus

Select and use a decision making strategy appropriate to the situation

Resolve disagreements peacefully

Understand that disagreement is okay

Use words to express feelings

Work towards peaceful resolutions

Identify the reason for disagreement

Use respectful tone of voice and body language

Suggest and work towards a peaceful resolution

Ask questions to understand disagreements

Use respectful tone of voice and body language

Suggest and work towards a peaceful resolution

Validate and seek to understand the opinions of others

Use respectful tone of voice and body language

Suggest and work towards a peaceful resolution

Share responsibilities and actively participate

Share ownership of task and outcome

Accept a role and responsibility

Actively participate

Share ownership of task and outcome

Divide roles and responsibilities

Actively participate

Share ownership of task and outcome

Follow through on delegated roles and responsibilities

Actively participate

Share ownership of task and outcome

Follow through on delegated roles and responsibilities

Actively participate

Outcome
Communicate Effectively
Definition
Develop necessary literacy skills to effectively communicate for a variety of purposes and audiences
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Communicate effectively to understand and be understood

Understand the impact of (verbal/nonverbal) communication

Generate ideas

Provide relatable details

Understand the impact of (verbal/nonverbal) communication

Generate complete ideas and thoughts

Provide details that support my ideas

Understand the impact of (verbal/nonverbal) communication

Ask purposeful questions

Elaborate on ideas and thoughts

Understand the impact of (verbal/nonverbal) communication

Ask purposeful questions in order to deepen understanding/inspire thought

Elaborate on and defend ideas and thoughts

Evaluate, select, and utilize appropriate methods and mediums of communication.

Expose learners to different mediums of communication

Generate questions about the communication method selected

Practice communicating using different mediums

Generate questions and opinions about the communication method selected

Select and utilize different mediums to accomplish a specific purpose

Analyze the use of the communication method selected

Select and utilize different mediums to accomplish a specific purpose

Evaluate the effectiveness of the communication method selected

Determine your audience in order to persuade, inform, influence, or entertain

Understand that there are different audiences

Understand the different purposes for communication

Engage in communicating with different audiences

Engage in different purposes of communication

Make purposeful choices in how a message is communicated based on the audience

Make purposeful choices in how a message is communicated based on the purpose

Alter the message based on intent

Select the most effective method of communication for your audience

Evaluate the effectiveness of the purpose communicated

Develop and apply reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills

Speak clearly with developmentally appropriate enunciation

Listen with the whole body

Explore social norms of communication

Speak/answer clearly and in complete thoughts

Listen with the whole body and provide feedback

Explore social norms of communication

Speak/answer clearly in complete and focused thoughts

Listen with the whole body and respond appropriately

Understand social norms of communication

Speak/answer clearly in complete, focused, and coherent thoughts

Evaluate others’ messages to provide feedback relative to the purpose of the message

Apply social norms of communication

Outcome
Creativity
Definition
Process by which ideas are generated, developed, and transformed
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Use personal understanding and experience to encourage innovation and transformation

Recognize personal experiences have value

Use understanding and experience to generate a process and/or product

Recognize value in the diverse experiences of others

Use understanding and experience to generate an innovative process and/or product

Recognize value in the diverse experiences and perspectives of others

Reflect and identify what can be learned from various experiences

Use understanding and experience to generate multiple innovative processes and/or products

Collaborate to share and synthesize their experiences and perspectives with others’ to generate insight

Reflect and identify what can be learned from various experiences

Use understanding and experience to generate multiple innovative processes and/or products

Understand how creativity impacts the world

Understand creativity can impact their immediate surroundings

Recognize creativity allows people to develop and share ideas and innovation

Understand creativity can impact their local community

Recognize creativity allows people to develop and share ideas and innovation

Understand creativity can impact the global community

Recognize creativity allows people to develop and share ideas and innovation

Understand creativity can impact the global community

Explain how the creative process allows people to develop and share ideas and innovation

Create worthwhile ideas and artifacts

Generate ideas and artifacts from models and prototypes

Recognize their ideas and artifacts are meaningful

Acknowledge feedback

Generate unique ideas and artifacts from models and prototypes

Recognize their ideas and artifacts are meaningful

Acknowledge feedback and applies it to work

Create and test prototypes of ideas and products

Utilize feedback and self-reflection when creating

Anticipate obstacles to the idea/artifact creation process with support

Create and test prototypes of ideas and products

Utilize feedback and self-reflection when creating

Anticipate and troubleshoot obstacles to the idea/artifact creation process

Able to defend or explain the reasoning behind an idea or product

Have the courage to explore

Take risks in an unfamiliar setting or situation

Persevere when facing challenge or setbacks with support

Display curiosity

Show confidence to take risks in an unfamiliar setting or situation

Persevere when facing challenges or setbacks with support

Display curiosity and flexibility

Take calculated risks and adapts plans

Persevere when facing challenges or setbacks

Display and maintain curiosity and flexibility

Show confidence and ability to take calculated risks and adapt plans

Persevere when facing challenges or setbacks

Display and maintain curiosity and flexibility

Outcome
Critical Thinking
Definition
Thinking that is clear, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Justify a claim, conclusion, or outcome and support with evidence

State an opinion and provide reasons for opinion

Understand what a claim is

State a claim and find/use evidence to support that claim

Understand counterclaims

Develop a claim and provide supporting evidence

Develop a counterclaim

Use evidence from multiple sources

Justify and critique a claim

Argue a counterclaim

Evaluate evidence from multiple sources

Use logical and abstract thinking to reason effectively

Use prior experience to make predictions

Arrange a sequence of events in a justifiable order

Identify difference between real and pretend

Understand relationships between everyday activities

Identify cause and effect relationships

Identify patterns in reasoning

Comprehend and apply factual knowledge

Understand relationships between familiar events and ideas

Use cause and effect relationships to make an inference

Identify various types of reasoning

Understand inferred relationships between events and ideas

Use cause and effect relationships to make an inference

Identify and utilize various types of reasoning

Understand inferred relationships between events and ideas

Consider and weigh relevant information to make sound judgments and decisions

Make and explain decisions using judgment

Understand there are multiple options in a decision

Understand decisions have both positive and/or negative consequences

Use information in making decisions

Identify the steps to take in making an informed decision

Explore all options in making a decision

Understand decisions have both positive and/or negative consequences

Determine relevant information

Explain rationale behind the decision

Explore all options in a decision

Understand decisions have both positive and/or negative consequences

Actively seek relevant information

Evaluate effectiveness and outcome of decision

Explore all options in a decision

Understand decisions have both positive and/or negative consequences

Be aware of bias in information

Generate alternative points of view, questions, or outcomes

Understand and acknowledge there are alternative points of view

Make and confirm predictions

Generate questions

Identify alternative viewpoints

Make and confirm predictions

Understand and ask questions to explore alternative outcomes

Consider and evaluate alternative viewpoints

Make and confirm predictions

Identify alternative questions and outcomes

Understand how alternative viewpoints impact our own

Make and confirm predictions

Generate alternative questions and outcomes

Outcome
Determination and Perseverance
Definition
Continued effort and commitment to achieve something despite challenges, failures, or opposition
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Take risks and learn from failure

Recognize risks

Understand the concept of failure

Recognize risks and possible outcomes

Recognize failure as an important part of learning

Recognize risks as opportunities for growth

Reflect on failures to drive future growth

Recognize risks as opportunities for growth

Reflect on failures to drive future growth

Develop skills to work around and overcome challenges

Recognize and understand challenges

Explore skills and strategies to overcome challenges

Provide support to peers who are facing challenges

Recognize and understand challenges

Explore skills and strategies to overcome challenges

Provide support to peers who are facing challenges

Recognize and understand challenges

Explore and apply skills and strategies to overcome challenges

Provide support to peers who are facing challenges

Recognize and understand challenges

Explore, apply, and evaluate skills and strategies to overcome challenges

Provide support to peers who are facing challenges

Monitor progress and make adjustments toward achieving a personal or academic goal

Understand the goal setting process

Recognize the difference between personal and academic goals

Reflect on progress towards goal with self and others

Understand the goal setting process

Develop personal and academic goals

Reflect on progress towards goal with self and others

Understand the goal setting process

Develop personal and academic goals

Reflect on progress towards goal with self and others, and revise as needed

Understand the goal setting process

Develop specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time-bound goals

Reflect on progress towards goal with self and others, and revise as needed

Be a self-directed, resourceful, and adaptable learner

Understand when and why I need help and support

Recognize themselves as learners

Explore opportunity based on interest

Understand when and why I need help and support

Understand that learning takes place with a teacher, peers, and independently

Know that learning involves guided choice

Understand where to find help or support, then seek and apply assistance

Recognize that learning can take place anywhere

Modify approach to learning based on choice

Understand where to find help or support, then seek and apply assistance

Recognize that learning can take place anywhere

Modify approach to learning based on choice, content, and purpose

Outcome
Problem Solving
Definition
Anticipate and identify problems and find solutions to effectively address them
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Thoroughly define and describe the problem, investigation, or challenge

Define problem (what)

Explain problem (why)

Analyze the problem

Recognize the different perspectives

Define external factors that are connected to the problem

Evaluate the wider impact and implications of a problem

Develop and utilize a process to find solutions

Develop possible solutions

Analyze pros and cons to the solutions

Prioritize possible solutions

Analyze cause and effect of the solutions

Draw on personal experiences to analyze possible solutions

Generate thoughtful questions

Understand the difference between a question and a statement

Ask questions that align to the problem

Develop higher order thinking questions

Ask questions on behalf of different perspectives

Anticipate questions others will ask you

Develop insightful questions

Use questions to anticipate future issues

Test ideas, evaluate outcomes, and decide if new solution(s) are necessary

Select one potential solution and implement it

Evaluate if the solution is reasonable

Select one potential solution and implement it

Evaluate if the solution is reasonable

Analyze the outcome

Test multiple solutions

Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of your solutions

Communicate outcome to others

Analyze how the solution impacts yourself and others

Utilize feedback from others and make necessary adjustments

Outcome
Self-awareness
Definition
Conscious knowledge of one’s needs, strengths, challenges, goals, and reasons for actions
Elements Pre K-1 2-3 4-5 6-8

Recognize strengths, challenges, interests, and support systems

Explore your own interests and potential

Identify personal strengths and areas for improvement

Identify appropriate support systems

Explore and determine your own interests and potential

Build on strengths and work to address areas for improvement with support

Identify appropriate support systems

Recognize your own interests and potential

Build on strengths and work to address areas for improvement with support

Seek and utilize appropriate support systems based on one’s identified needs

Utilize your own interests and potential

Build on strengths and work to address areas for improvement

Seek and utilize appropriate support systems based on one’s identified needs

Seek and utilize feedback

Understand what feedback looks like (i.e. verbal, nonverbal, etc.)

Learn how to accept constructive criticism

Identify constructive criticism from peers

Accept and utilize feedback

Analyze feedback and respond appropriately

Identify when feedback is needed

Discern the usefulness of given feedback

Identify when feedback is needed

Accept and assume personal responsibility

Understand what it means to take personal responsibility

Recognize that all actions have consequences (positive and negative)

Understand that actions have a lasting impact (i.e. digitally, verbally, and in written formats)

Acknowledge and learn from mistakes

Understand that actions have a lasting impact (i.e. digitally, verbally, and in written formats)

Acknowledge and learn from mistakes

Understand that actions have a lasting impact (i.e. digitally, verbally, and in written formats)

Acknowledge and learn from mistakes

Understand one’s rights, responsibilities, and needs and advocate for them with confidence

Understand that everyone has different needs

Recognize different feelings and how to appropriately respond

Evaluate when to seek support

Understand what fairness means and looks like

Recognize different feelings and how to appropriately respond

Evaluate when to seek support

Understand the difference between equality and equity

Recognize appropriate alternative choices when faced with adversity

Evaluate when to seek support

Utilize understanding of fairness and equality to advocate for one’s needs

Recognize appropriate alternative choices when faced with adversity

Evaluate when to seek support

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