ESLR

Redwood Christian Schools Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLR)

ESLR I – ACTIVE LEARNERS

RCS students will be Active Learners who approach learning as a thinking activity and assume personal responsibility to remember and apply what is presented in school. They will be taught to:

  • Use and manage time by organizing priorities, and setting and attaining goals
  • Identify similarities and differences
  • Ask their own questions and locate their own answers
  • Properly use resources
  • Listen and take effective notes
  • Read, summarize and study written text
  • Create metaphors and analogies to aid with memorization
  • Remember and transfer knowledge to different contexts
  • Apply the truth of God’s Word in their daily lives

ESLR II – RESPONSIBLE AND RESPECTFUL CITIZENS

RCS students will be Responsible and Respectful Citizens who treat others as they, themselves, wish to be treated. They will be taught to:

  • Demonstrate respect for authority
  • Accept personal, social and civic responsibility
  • Contribute their time and talents to improve the quality of life in their sphere of influence
  • Model responsible citizenship marked by kindness, integrity, compassion, and Biblical ethics

ESLR III – CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKERS

RCS students will be Critical and Creative Thinkers who approach the world with intellectual curiosity and solve problems using a Biblical Worldview. They will be taught to:

  • Identify, locate and organize information and turn this into understanding
  • Apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate ideas when solving problems
  • Investigate meaning beyond the obvious
  • Identify fact and opinion
  • Determine the validity of sources
  • Evaluate information from a Biblical Worldview
  • Manage complexity by planning and prioitizing
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills in real life situations
  • Design creative and contextually appropriate presentations of the Gospel

ESLR IV – SPIRITUALLY GROWING

RCS students will be challenged to be Spiritually Growing through service to Jesus Christ. They will be taught to:

  • Accept that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and He wants to be involved in a personal relationsip as their Lord and Savior
  • Demonstrate God’s love, will and authority in their lives through service to others
  • Develop spiritual gifts through involvement in ministry activities
  • Share God’s truth with those around them, through both word and deed
  • Respect the dignity and sanctity of all human life

ESLR V – EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS

RCS Students will be Effective Communicators, able to express their ideas through various media, characterized by a clear sense of meaning, purpose and audience. They will be taught to:

  • Conduct research using appropriate technology
  • Summarize reflectively
  • Document sources
  • Evaluate critically
  • Identify the main purpose/point
  • Explain the difference between fact and opinion
  • Communicate the Gospel