The ATL provide the foundation for independent learning and are a unifying thread throughout all MYP subject groups. In all courses at Carson Graham, staff will notice, name, and nurture the development of these core competencies in our learners.
Communication involves exchanging thoughts, messages, and information effectively
through interaction. It also involves reading, writing, and using
language to gather and communicate information.
Research involves information literacy skills like finding, interpreting, evaluating, creating, and citing information. It also involves interacting with media to
use and create ideas and information, called media literacy.
Self-management involves effective organization and management of one's time and tasks. Affective skills involve managing one's state of mind. Reflective skills involve reconsidering the process of learning, choosing and using the approaches to learning skills.
Social skills are the skills involved in working effectively in collaboration with others.
Critical thinking involves analyzing and evaluating issues and ideas. Creative thinking involves generating novel ideas and considering new perspectives. Transfer involves utilizing skills and knowledge amount disciplines and subject groups.