Social-Emotional Learning

iLEAD Antelope ValleyAcademic achievement is only one aspect of a learner’s education at iLEAD. We also deeply value and support the learner’s development of emotional intelligence, life skills and community engagement. Through the use of a character Report of Progress, we track the development of the following character strengths as defined by Character Lab.

Curiosity
Strengths of Mind
Curiosity is a strong desire to learn or know something—a search for information for its own sake.

Gratitude
Strengths of Heart
Gratitude is the appreciation for the benefits we receive from others, and the desire to reciprocate.

Grit
Strengths of Will
Grit is perseverance and passion for long-term goals.

Growth Mind-set
Strengths of Will
Having a growth mind-set means understanding that intelligence can be developed.

Optimism
Strengths of Will
Optimism is being hopeful about future outcomes combined with the agency to shape that future.

Purpose
Strengths of Heart
Having a purpose means being driven by something larger than yourself.

Self-Control
Strengths of Heart, Strengths of Mind
Self-control is controlling one’s own responses so they align with short-term and long-term goals.

Social-Emotional Intelligence
Strengths of Heart
Social-emotional intelligence is understanding feelings and using them to inform actions.

Zest
Strengths of Mind
Zest—also referred to as vitality—is an approach to life that is filled with excitement and energy.