Goal: Candidates effectively and comprehensively deconstruct texts to uncover hidden meanings, to make connections, to draw inferences and to develop multiple perspectives toward various ideas and issues.
3.1 Effectively and comprehensively deconstruct texts (visual, auditory, and/or written) to uncover hidden meanings; to discern points of view that shape texts, and to make connections between the texts, their personal experiences, and other related texts.
3.2 Construct and articulate new ways of looking at and responding to accepted ideas and paradigms.
3.3 Participate in a continuous and recursive cycle of learning that begins in immersion continues with retrospection, revision and modification.
3.4 Use technology as a problem-solving tool to gather, organize and analyze information.