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David Gundale, Principal

640 Humboldt Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55107

(651) 293-8670 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

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OWL Habits of Work and Learning

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    At OWL, we don't just talk about how we would like students to interact and develop their social and emotional learning, we actively teach it every day.  Our lessons are based on the following 5 traits: INTEGRITY, PERSEVERANCE, RESPONSIBILITY, COLLABORATION and STEWARDSHIP. 

    (Open World Learning Community Habits of Work & Learning)

    Grades 6-8

    Grades 9-12

    Integrity: I can do what is right.

    I can advocate for myself and others.

    I can stand up and speak out for what is right, even if no one else does.

    I can tell the truth.

    I tell the whole truth.

    I can imagine myself succeeding.

    I believe in myself.

    I can do my own work and I give credit for work that is not mine.

    I take credit for my own work and give credit to others for theirs.

    I can be curious.

    I keep my mind curious.

    I can treat myself and others kindly.

    I can open my heart, treating myself and others with compassion.

    Perseverance: I can keep trying.

    I can stay focused on my work even when things are difficult.

    I continue to work through difficult tasks.

    I can accept constructive feedback and use it to revise my work.

    I accept feedback and revise my work and thinking.

    I can strive to produce high quality work.

    I always strive to produce high quality work.

    I can complete long-term projects.

    I continue in a long-term course of action until I complete my goal.

    I can rise to meet new challenges and try new things.

    I try new things and take necessary risks.

    Responsibility: I can do my job.

    I can come to class on time, organized and prepared to learn every day.

    I come to class on time, organized and prepared to learn every day.

    I listen to and follow instructions, using my class time productively to meet deadlines.

    I do the things I am supposed to do on time without being told or reminded.

    I ask for help when I need it.

    I have the courage to ask questions.

    I can control my body and language.

    I conduct myself in a professional manner.

    I can reflect on my own actions and how they affect myself and others.

    I can predict and reflect on how my own actions affect myself and others, accepting responsibility and making amends for my errors.

    Collaboration: I can cooperate.

    I can work with anyone.

    I accept personal differences and can work with anyone.

    I can share my ideas and listen to others.

    I can contribute my own ideas and solicit the ideas of others.

    I can perform a variety of roles in a group.

    I take ownership for my role in groups and perform a variety of roles.

    I can cooperate in working towards group goals.

    I can work actively and cooperatively with others to achieve group goals.

    I can respect all voices.

    I honor all voices and create opportunities for everyone to speak.

    Stewardship: I can make a difference.

    I can take personal responsibility for shared space and materials.

    I can take initiative to care for our classroom and our school community.

    I can be a role model for my peers.

    I can serve as a mentor for other students.

    I can make a positive impact on my school and my community.

    I ensure that my community and the world are better places than they were when I arrived.

    I can reflect on the long-term effects of my actions.

    I can create a positive legacy for future generations.

             

     

     

     
     
     

     

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