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Innovation Signature Program

Students learning with VRAt Western Peaks, our students are innovators. We are developing empowered learners who are solution-oriented and create change by fostering empathy and creativity. Technology is leveraged to create content, communicate voice, publish work, and connect globally with people from around the world.  Students utilize critical thinking and collaboration to implement learning in real world applications. Passions are discovered through exploration of innovative learning opportunities that promote social interactions. 

At Western Peaks, we educate using best practices and 21st Century learning, motivate students to display great character in a safe learning environment, and innovate learning by developing critical thinking & real world applications. 

Description
  • Support students and teachers as innovators who have a growth mindset, being persistent and courageous in taking on new challenges and willing to risk making mistakes on the road to new learning.
  • Develop individuals  who have the power to create change by fostering empathy through Innovative Collaborative Learning. 
  • Collaborate with diverse groups of people using active listening skills, leadership skills and personal strengths to advance the goals of the group.
  • Effectively communicate to a variety of audiences in a variety of modalities - speech, writing, digitally, visually.
  • Empowered learners create change by fostering empathy and developing solutions using the Design Thinking Process.
  • Students and teachers use the design thinking process to create innovative learning projects and products.
  • Passions are discovered through exploration of innovative learning opportunities that promote social interactions. 
  • Demonstrate competency and command of media and information technology through the creation of digital artifacts to showcase mastery of learning. 
  • Learners think deeply about content and concepts using critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Foster an inquisitive mind and search for connections and deep understandings.