Stamford American Elementary School Curriculum Guide - page 7

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Inquirers
They develop their natural curiosity. They acquire the skills necessary to conduct
inquiry and research and show independence in learning. They actively enjoy learning
and this love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.
Knowledgeable
They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance. In
doing so, they acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad
and balanced range of disciplines.
Thinkers
They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize
and approach complex problems and make reasoned, ethical decisions.
Communicators
They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in
more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work
effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.
Principled
They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and
respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take
responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.
Open-minded
They understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories and are
open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities.
They are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are
willing to grow from the experience.
Caring
They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of
others. They have a personal commitment to service and act to make a positive
difference to the lives of others and to the environment.
Risk-takers
They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought
and have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They
are brave and articulate in defending their beliefs.
Balanced
They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to
achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.
Reflective
They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience. They are
able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their
learning and personal development.
At the center of our school curriculum is the IB Learner Profile which details the qualities that all students are encouraged
to develop and demonstrate.
IB Learner Profiles
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