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Springvalley Middle School
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Attributes of a 21st Century Learner

​At SMS each student will have opportunities to develop and demonstrate their skills as...​

  • a Learner – a person 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
    • Healthy Lifestyle
    • Financial Literacy
  • a Thinker – a person 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 – a person who sees possibilities and generates original ideas with value through:
    • Curiosity and Imagination
    • Creativity, Design, and Performance
    • Initiative and Entrepreneurship
  • a Collaborator – a person who excels at working with others to create new understanding through:
    • Appreciating Diversity
    • Effective Communication
    • Interdependence
    • Relationship Building
  • a Contributor – a person 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