Independence: The Forest Learner believes that intelligence is flexible and can be grown. They lead their own learning rather than being passive. The Forest Learner enjoys developing skills for inquiry and research by building personal discipline and self-motivation. The Forest Learner understands that independence does not just mean doing what you have been told to do when a teacher is not there.
Flexibility: The Forest Learner can change perspective, innovate, consider different options, show creativity, and always be adaptable. When working alone or collaboratively, the Forest Learner is prepared to think critically, be resourceful, and take calculated risks when approaching work.