REACH 21st Century Skills

What are 21st century skills?  21st century skills refers to a broad set of knowledge, skills, work habits and character traits that are believed to be critically important in today's world, particularly in collegiate programs and modern careers.  

DGF, like many other schools, focuses on the 4 C's (Critical Thinking, Communication, Creativity and Collaboration).  Generally speaking, 21st century skills can be applied in all academic subject areas, and in all educational, career and civic settings throughout a student's life. 

Below are examples of the 4 C's.

Critical Thinking Communication CreativityCollaboration 
 Define the Problem Present Knowledge and Ideas Generate Multiple Ideas Help the Team
 Consider Perspectives Engage and Entertain Make Ideas Better Respect for Others
 Assess Evidence Inform Use Various Strategies 
 Evaluate and Reflect