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Attributes of a Learner

​Rutland Middle School is dedicated to focusing on the School District 23 Attributes of a Learner in order to prepare our students and inspire them into life long learners.


The School District 23 Attributes of a Learner


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
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 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 
An Innovator – a person who sees possibilities and generates original ideas with value through:
·         Curiosity and Imagination
·         Creativity, Design, and Performance
·         Initiative and Entrepreneurship