Students as effective communicators use languages to engage in meaningful conversation, to understand and interpret spoken language and written text, and to present information, concepts, and ideas.
Students as collaborators use their native and acquired languages to learn from and work cooperatively across cultures with global team members, sharing responsibility and making necessary compromises while working toward a common goal.
3. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Students as inquirers frame, analyze, and synthesize information as well as negotiate meaning across language and culture in order to explore problems and issues from their own and different perspectives.
4. Creativity and Innovation
Students as creators and innovators respond to new and diverse perspectives as they use language in imaginative and original ways to make useful contributions.
5. Information Literacy
Students as informed global citizens access, manage, and effectively use culturally authentic sources in ethical and legal ways.
6. Media Literacy
Students as active global citizens evaluate authentic sources to understand how media reflect and influence language and culture.
7. Technology Literacy
Students as productive global citizens use appropriate technologies when interpreting messages, interacting with others, and producing written, oral, and visual messages.
8. Flexibility and Adaptability
Students as flexible and adaptable language learners are open-minded, willing to take risks, and accept the ambiguity of language while balancing diverse global perspectives.
9. Initiative and Self-Direction
10. Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
Students as adept language learners understand diverse cultural perspectives and use appropriate socio-linguistic skills in order to function in diverse cultural and linguistic contexts.
11. Productivity and Accountability
Students as productive and accountable learners take responsibility for their own learning by actively working to increase their language proficiency and cultural knowledge.
12. Leadership and Responsibility:
Students as responsible leaders leverage their linguistic and cross-cultural skills to inspire others to be fair, accepting, open, and understanding within and beyond the local community.