Standard 3: Analytical Ability
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 deconstructs texts (visual, auditory, and/or written) to uncover hidden meaning; to discern points of view that shape texts, and to make connections between the text, their personal experiences, and other related texts.
3.2 Constructs articulate new ways of looking at and responding to accepted ideas and paradigms.
3.3 Participates in a continuous and recursive cycle of learning that begins in immersion continues with retrospection and modification.
3.4 Uses technology as a problem-solving tool to gather, organize and analyze information.