EAST Student Standards
Take responsibility for self-directed learning.
Students identify that they are responsible for determining the steps they need to take to complete a task.
Students are able to accurately explain the steps they need to take to acquire the knowledge necessary to complete the task.
Students are able to access a variety of resources and apply new knowledge to successfully complete the selected task.
Students are able to analyze the situation and redefine strategies to address the increasing complex tasks.
Students are able to design original creative approaches to various tasks by developing additional strategies or skills.
Students are able to evaluate appropriateness of action taken.
Ethically apply resources and problem-solving strategies to real-world problems.
Students are able to identify real-world problems.
Students are able to describe resources and strategies to address a specific problem.
Students are able to apply a variety of resources to real-world problems.
Students are able to analyze the situation and determine how to use problem-solving strategies without violating laws or the rights/needs of others.
Students make significant progress toward addressing real-world problems within ethical standards.
Students are able to evaluate the appropriateness of action taken.
Collaborate as a productive team member.
Students can recognize the value of participating on a team.
Students can understand and appreciate the skills of diverse team members.
Students can participate as active team member in various roles.
Students can analyze the group process and draw from team members to enhance utilization of team members’ skills.
Students actively support the creation of a team environment that values collaboration and interdependency while respecting the opinions and contributions of others.
Students can judge their contribution to the progress and accomplishments of the team and adjust their behavior accordingly.
Research and evaluate resources to determine their validity and relevance.
Students understand the importance of valid and relevant resources.
Students describe the research process, including how to determine validity and relevance.
Students use an adequate number and variety of research sources.
Students analyze resources to determine their validity and relevance.
Students will use research to address real-world problems with original solutions without plagiarizing.
Students evaluate the effectiveness, validity, and relevance of their research.
Communicate with a variety of audiences using multiple modes.
Students are able to identify appropriate communication modes based on the audience.
Students are able to explain the communication issues accurately for the specific audience.
Students are able to communicate with the specific audience using appropriate technology.
Students are able to receive feedback and modify their communication based upon responses from various audiences.
Students are able to design and create original responses based upon the goals of the communication.
Students are able to evaluate their communication efforts to determine if the communication was effective and if modifications are needed.
Develop solutions to community-based problems using emerging technology within the context of service learning projects
Students will be able to identify community problems.
Students will be able to collect data and explain the problem accurately and concisely.
Students will be able to interpret and use relevant data and technologies to construct a solution.
Students will be able to compare and illustrate multiple solutions using various technologies.
Students will be able to design original solutions using increasingly complex technologies.
Students will be able to evaluate and recommend the best solution.
Demonstrate confidence in their own abilities to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
Students recognize their abilities.
Students have confidence in their perceived ability to contribute to challenges.
Students contribute to the community without regard to personal gain.
Students demonstrate new confidence in their ability to meet challenges in an ambiguous environment.
Students have increasing willingness to accept risks for personal improvement.
Students will reflect on their abilities and set new goals for continuous personal improvement and contributions to society.