Beliefs and Institutional Values


Colegio Granadino

Teaching and Learning Beliefs

  1. All students can learn.
  2. Learning is purposeful and contextual and organized around transferable core concepts (big ideas).
  3. Different types of thinking (analysis, synthesis, explanation, classification, creative, innovative etc.) mediate and enhance learning.
  4. Learners demonstrate their understanding when they apply, transfer, and adapt their learning to new situations and problems.
  5. New learning is built on prior knowledge and enhanced through purposeful feedback.
  6. Learning is social and interactive; it is non-linear and develops and deepens over time.
  7. Attitudes and values mediate learning by filtering experiences and perceptions.
  8. Feedback enhances learning and performance.
  9. Identifying and accommodating a learner’s preferred learning style, prior knowledge, and interests enhance learning.
  10. The school’s core values are implemented into the learning process.

Institutional Values

  • Respect
  • Friendship
  • Responsibility
  • Generosity
  • Civic Spirit
  • Honesty