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Strategic Objectives

We have developed three objectives that identify mindsets ASIJ aims to develop in students:

  • Students will identify problems and use innovation and collaboration to design and evaluate solutions.
  • Students will take risks, explore passions, develop their strengths and pursue their personal paths with resilience.
  • Students will develop the capacity to understand diverse perspectives.

Student Learning Outcomes

ASIJ educates students to become:

Effective communicators who...

  • express ideas, emotions, and personal experiences clearly and creatively through the written and spoken word and through the arts
  • listen critically with understanding and empathy.

Literate individuals who...

  • integrate learning and apply it to authentic situations
  • read fluently with comprehension for a variety of purposes, develop a strong foundation in all academic disciplines
  • access, analyze, evaluate and present information using diverse resources

Critical thinkers and problem solvers who...

  • Apply creativity and persistence, and develop awareness of their own thinking, in defining problems and developing strategies to solve them
  • Demonstrate flexibility in thinking

Self-directed, productive learners who...

  • Seek personal excellence in intellectual, artistic, practical and physical endeavors
  • Independently pursue learning
  • Set, achieve and reflect on personal and collective goals
  • Make healthy choices

Constructive community members who...

  • Have a clear sense of self and exhibit honesty and integrity
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with others
  • Show respect for the rights and tolerance of the values of others
  • Develop an awareness and understanding of the host culture and other cultures
  • Understand environmental issues and work to preserve the environment
  • Contribute their time, energies and talents to improve the quality of life in our families, schools, communities, nation and world
  • Prepare themselves for citizenship in a democratic society

Fostering a community of inquisitive learners and independent thinkers,
inspired to be their best selves, empowered to make a difference

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