21st Century Learner Attributes

21st Century Learner Attributes

The district's 21st Century Learner Attributes describe the qualities F-M students will need to function effectively in a modern world. These attributes are being incorporated into the district's continuous improvement process. The building planning teams are paying close attention to them as they develop their annual educational plans. 

Our students will become Effective Communicators as evidenced by:

  • Mastering skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English and other languages
  • Exhibiting appropriate interpersonal skills for effective dialogue
  • Collaborating strategically in a technology-rich environment

Our students will become Global Learners as evidenced by: 

     • Understanding and respecting individual and cultural differences
     • Seeking out new cultural experiences that broaden perspectives
     • Drawing upon the strengths of other cultures
     • Collaborating in languages other than English
     • Working with others to understand current events and pose solutions for global issues
     • Exhibiting positive interpersonal relationships that value multiple languages, cultures, and all persons

Our students will become Critical Thinkers as evidenced by:

     • Soliciting and considering different points of view prior to decision making
     • Evaluating resources in all forms for validity and accuracy
     • Applying information and appropriate skills to new contexts/situations
     • Articulating solutions to real-world problems that demonstrate a sound rationale

Our students will become Socially Responsible Citizens as evidenced by:

     • Participating in school and community initiatives
     • Exhibiting responsibility for personal well-being and compassion for the well-being of others
     • Following the civic principles, ethics, and virtues necessary for sustaining the common good in a democracy
     • Understanding the importance of sustaining a healthy planet
     • Pursuing a range of interests that exhibit a balance of physical, social, and intellectual activity
     • Demonstrating a strong work ethic



Spotlight Stories

1. 21st Century Learner Attributes

2. All-Sports Booster Club

3. Backstage Backers

4. Education Foundation Hall of Distinction

5. F-M Food Service

6. F-M High School named one of the best high schools in nation, earns gold medal

7. F-M Observatory

8. F-M Parent Groups

9. Fayetteville Elementary HTV

10. Parent Today

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