Barrington 220’s Vision for a successful student
A successful Barrington 220 student demonstrates strong character, independence and resiliency, thinks critically and creatively, solves problems and collaborates effectively throughout society.
6 - 12 Overarching
Student will develop an enduring understanding that...
Self-advocacy and healthy decision making facilitates independence, empowerment, and self-actualization.
Critical thinking is essential for making informed decisions, generating original ideas, and engaging in a global community.
Competent thinkers and communicators use language effectively in multiple areas of their lives.
Knowledge is gained by seeking information from diverse sources, contexts, disciplines, and cultures; informed decisions are derived from critically evaluating that information.
Learning about ourselves and others allows us to make informed decisions in a global society.
By using prior knowledge, appropriate technology, and logical thinking, learners can analyze data and effectively communicate the reasonableness of solutions and choices.
Problem solving, drawing conclusions and critical thinking are essential for making informed decisions and generating original ideas.