The Skills Your Child Will Need to Survive in the 21st Century
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
- an in-depth understanding of content;
- the ability to synthesize content and apply it to new situations.
- a sense of wonder that allows deeper exploration of concepts;
- resilience, adaptability and risk-taking that allows a recognition of the complexity of issues;
- an eagerness to consider and accommodate new and different conditions and situations.
Oral and Written Communication Skills
- the ability to think about the learning process (metacognition);
- the ability to express original thoughts and ideas to multiple audiences across a range of media options;
- the ability to advocate for oneself in a manner that inspires the agreement and action of others;
- the ability to work in groups to generate new ideas and solutions.
- the ability to use inter-disciplinary knowledge to derive innovative solutions to real-world problems;
- the ability to analyze economic, political, scientific and cultural issues affecting the world;
- the ability to examine an issue from multiple perspectives;
- the ability to synthesize knowledge from a variety of sources and perspectives.