Transferable Skills

Transferable Skills

These skills can be address through any number of ELO options, including Community-Based experiences and independent studies.

Communication – Use written and oral communication effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes.

  1. Demonstrate organized and purposeful communication.
  2. Use evidence and logic appropriately in communication.
  3. Integrate information gathered from active speaking and listening.
  4. Adjust communication based on the audience, context, and purpose.
  5. Use technology to further enhance and disseminate communication.

Self-Direction – Manage my academic and personal responsibilities.

  1. Identify, manage, and assess new opportunities related to personal and/or course learning goals.
  2. Integrate knowledge from a variety of sources to set goals and make informed decisions.
  3. Apply knowledge in familiar and new contexts.
  4. Demonstrate initiative and responsibility for learning.
  5. Analyze the accuracy, bias, and usefulness of information.
  6. Use technology and digital media strategically and capably.

Problem Solving – Apply a variety of strategies to solve problems.

  1. Observe and evaluate situations in order to define problems.
  2. Frame questions, make predictions, and design data collection and analysis strategies.
  3. Identify patterns, trends, and relationships that apply to solutions.
  4. Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize evidence, arguments, claims, and beliefs.
  5. Generate a variety of solutions, use evidence to build a case for best responses, critically evaluate the effectiveness of responses, and repeat the process to generate alternate solutions.
  6. Use a range of tools, including technology, to solve problems.
  7. Persevere in solving challenging problems and learn from failure.

Citizenship – Contribute to my communities, working to develop a multi-faceted understanding of myself and of others.

  1. Participate in and contribute to the school and local community.
  2. Take responsibility for personal decisions and actions.
  3. Respect diversity and differing points of view.
  4. Practice responsible digital citizenship.

Thinking – Consider information carefully and use reason to make decisions and apply knowledge.

  1. Apply knowledge from various disciplines and contexts to real life situations.
  2. Analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information from multiple sources to build on knowledge.
  3. Apply systems thinking to explain the interaction and influence of related parts on each other, and on outcomes.
  4. Use technology to support and enhance the critical thinking process.

Collaboration – Work effectively in diverse groups.

  1. Collaborate as needed to advance learning.
  2. Collaborate effectively and respectfully.