Marcus Matters

February 8

21st Century Skills

What are 21st century skills?

The 21st century skills are a set of abilities that students need to develop in order to succeed in the information age. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills lists three types:

Learning Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Thinking
  • Collaborating
  • Communicating

Literacy Skills

  • Information Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • Technology Literacy

Life Skills

  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Social Skills
  • Productivity
  • Leadership

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Innovation Project

February 15 will be your day to share your "Innovation" project. There will be time to reflect on how it went and how you would do it differently. PE Department below sharing some of their student projects for all to see.
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Magnificent Marauder

I wanted to thank you all for nominating students for Magnificent Marauder. We had over 300 students recognized on Thursday night. We will send out a list of those students who won when we conduct this program in the Spring This way we can nominate some students who have not received the award. What a great way to tell kids they are making a difference.