“ In the 21st century, students must be fully engaged. This requires the use of technology tools and resources, involvement with interesting and relevant projects, and learning environments—including online environments—that are supportive and safe. ... In the 21st century, educators must be given and be prepared to use technology tools; they must be collaborators in learning—constantly seeking knowledge and acquiring new skills along with their students. ”
- Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education March 3, 2010.
[su_spoiler title="Learn More About 21st Century Skillsets" open="no" style="default" icon="arrow-circle-1" anchor="" class=""]In recent years there has been much emphasis on developing 21st Century Skills in our students. This entails the ability of our students to understand both the power and the responsibilities of communicating to a global audience. According to the Common Core State Standards, students must master vital 21st century skills so that they will be college and career ready.
B4C is a leadership building program will assist students with developing the skills needed for the 21st century workplace. Students will not only focus on technological literacy, but they will also focus on their passions, abilities, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills - skills that are not only valuable to themselves, but professionally across multiple industries as well.[/su_spoiler]