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Shannon Lake Elementary
"Reaching New Heights"
SD#23 Attributes of a 21st Century Learner

​A LEARNER is one who is engaged, resilient and seeks to understand through:

    • Literacy, numeracy and subject competencies
    • Information, media, and technology literacy
    • Self-direction, work ethic and accountability
    • A healthy lifestyle
    • Financial literacy

A THINKER is one who analyzes, makes connections, inferences, asks questions and transfers knowledge through:

    • Critical thinking and problem solving
    • Open mindedness and reflection
    • Flexibility and adaptability

An INNOVATOR is one who sees possibilities and generates original ideas with value through:

    • Curiosity and imagination
    • Creativity, design and performance
    • Initiative and entrepreneurship

A COLLABORATOR is one who excels at working with others to create new understanding through:

    • Appreciating diversity
    • Effective communication
    • Interdependence
    • Relationship building

A CONTRIBUTOR is a citizen who participates in the local and global community through:

    • Finding, following and sharing passions
    • Respect, empathy, and kindness
    • Integrity and ethical behaviour
    • Civic and environmental responsibility
    • Embracing diverse cultures and lifestyles.