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Sir Francis Drake High School

Learning Principles


I.      Content Literacy and Thinking

Students will demonstrate understanding of subject area Program Goals and critical thinking.


II.     Creativity and Innovation

Students will explore, discover, and express unique approaches to problem solving.


III.   Agency

Students will develop self-awareness and cultivate a growth mindset as they encounter challenges and understand multiple perspectives in learning and life.     


IV.   Collaboration

Students will become productive members of diverse teams through strong interpersonal communication, a commitment to shared success, leadership, and initiative.


V.     Community/Experiential/Authentic Learning         

Students will extend their learning throughout and beyond our classrooms.


VI.   Communication

Students will articulate information, thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written and non-verbal communication skills in a variety of contexts.