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General Learning Outcomes

General Learner Outcomes, or GLOs, are the over-arching goals of standards-based learning for all students in all grade levels. Observable behaviors, which are demonstrated in daily classroom activities, are evidence of GLOs. Student effort, work habits, and behavior are important, and they must be evaluated separately from academic performance in the content areas (in accordance with Board of Education Policy 4501: Assessing/Grading Student Performance).

Basic courses offered at Ewa Makai Middle School support 7th and 8th grade students in achieving the Department of Education’s six GLOs. The GLOs permeate all aspects of teaching and learning to help students become effective and productive citizens. The six GLOs are:

  1. Self-directed Learner -- The ability to be responsible for one's own learning.

  2. Community Contributor -- The understanding that it is essential for human beings to work together.

  3. Complex Thinker -- The ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.

  4. Quality Producer -- The ability to recognize and produce quality performance and quality products.

  5. Effective Communicator -- The ability to communicate effectively.

  6. Effective and Ethical User of Technology -- The ability to use a variety of technologies effectively and ethically.