- character (self-discipline, empathy, integrity, resilience, and courage);
- creativity and entrepreneurial spirit;
- real-world problem-solving (filtering, analysis, and synthesis);
- public speaking/communications;
- teaming; and
Thinking about how to show demonstrable evidence of OUTCOMES for #2, 3, 4, and 6 – for ALL students, not just those enrolled in certain electives – causes me to pause and seriously consider designing for process over product. I also wonder about those schools or other experiences that are really playing matchmaker between world issues and adolescent energy.
How do you think schools are doing on this list? What are the exemplar schools that provide great models for ways to help such development happen? What are some exemplar models from other industries and organizations?