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Approaches to Learning (ATLs)

Students are also given feedback on their work habits, known as Approaches to Learning in the MYP. There are five broad ATL skills that can be broken down into several specific skills within a particular cluster.  The five general skills and the ATL rubric are provided below:

Thinking skills

  • critical thinking
  • creativity and innovation
  • transfer

Communication skills

Social skills

Self-management skills

  • organization
  • affective
  • reflection

Research skills

  • information literacy
  • media literacy