Approaches to Learning Skills

At Prairie Seeds Academy we help students develop skills to become successful, lifelong learners.

Organization

Students learn skills related to:

  • Time management
  • Self-management (goal setting and organization of learning materials)

Collaboration

Students learn skills related to:

  • Working in groups
  • Accepting others

Communication

Students learn skills related to:

  • Being informed through reading and listening
  • Informing others through speaking and writing

Information Literacy

Students learn skills related to:

  • Reading strategies
  • Research (looking for sources, selecting sources, citing sources)

Reflection

Students learn skills related to:

  • Awareness of strengths and areas of improvement
  • Reflecting throughout the learning process

Thinking

Students learn skills related to:

  • Brainstorming
  • Planning
  • Asking questions
  • Applying knowledge and concepts
  • Identifying problems
  • Creating solutions using critical and creative thinking

Transfer

Students learn skills related to:

  • Making connections across subject areas