• Approaches to Learning (ATL)

    ATL skills encompass general and discipline-specific learning skills.  These skill sets help develop students who are empowered as self-directed learners.  

    The following are ATL categories that group skills into transferable life-long habits of learning:


    • Communication


      • Communication Skills


    • Social


      • Collaboration Skills


    • Self-Management


      • Organization Skills
      • Affective Skills
      • Reflective Skills


    • Research


      • Information Literacy Skills
      • Media Literacy Skills


    • Thinking


      • Critical-thinking Skills
      • Creative-thinking Skills
      • Transfer Skills


    ~MYP Principles to Practice, 2017