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Which skills should Colo. schools prioritize? State leaders want the public to weigh in - Colorado Politics

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Literacy, number sense, critical thinking, entrepreneurialism, time management, global awareness, respect for authority, leadership, empathy, problem-solving, personal responsibility, civic engagement, multilingualism. Which of these skills and competencies are most important for Colorado students to learn? You can’t say “all of them.” You have to choose six among the two dozen qualities listed. And what does an effective learning environment look like? Is it disciplined or culturally responsive? Experiential or traditional? Collaborative or personalized? These are the types of questions that members of Colorado’s Education Leadership Council are asking the public as they work toward a framework for education ...