OUR BELIEF STATEMENTS
• Students learn best with voice and choice.
• Learning is a reflective practice.
• Learning requires a safe, collaborative environment.
• Learning requires feedback for growth.
• Learning inspires passionate engagement.
• Learning from failure requires a growth mindset.
• Appropriate challenge engages and motivates learners.
Purpose: The purpose of assessment is to improve learning.
The student is the first and most important user of assessment data.
Reflection is integral to deep learning.
Assessments should be aligned with adopted standards.
Feedback to students should be timely, targeted, accurate, actionable, ongoing, and embedded in the assessment process.
Assessments should produce accurate data capable of informing instruction and learning.
Assessments should give students opportunities to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
Creating and upholding structures that support teacher collaboration around assessment practices will enhance student learning.
ISG Dammam Graduate Profile:
ISG students will demonstrate the following characteristics:
Leadership - inspire and motivate others
Collaboration - purposeful and effective interaction with others
Individuality - self-development, confidence, and motivation
Open mindedness - embrace and respect diverse ideas to refine perspective(s), balance judgment, and inspire compassion
Balance - well-roundedness, focus, and sustenance of a healthy mental and physical lifestyle through an efficient and proficient use of time
Integrity - willingness and desire to do the right thing
Growth mindset - belief that talents may be learned and perfected through perseverance
Critical thinking - apply multiple perspectives and deep reasoning to real-world situations
At ISG, we will collaborate globally, innovate independently, and engage in problems of global importance.