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Black Mountain Elementary
Leading with our heart, hands, and head!
Attributes
School District 23 Attributes of a Learner in the 21st Century

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
• 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 and 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 one who excels at working with others to create new understanding through:
• Finding, Following, and Sharing Passions
• Respect, Empathy, and Kindness
• Integrity and Ethical Behavior