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21st Century Life and Careers Standards Learning Progressions

9.1 21st-Century Life & Career Skills All students will demonstrate the creative, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills needed to function successfully as both global citizens and workers in diverse ethnic and organizational cultures.
C. Collaboration, Teamwork, and Leadership
By the end of Grade 4 By the end of Grade 8 By the end of Grade 12
Content: Collaboration and teamwork enable individuals or groups to achieve common goals with greater efficiency.

9.1.4.C.1 Practice collaborative skills in groups, and explain how these skills assist in completing tasks in different settings (at home, in school, and during play).
Content: Collaboration and teamwork enable individuals or groups to achieve common goals with greater efficiency.

9.1.8.C.1 Determine an individual’s responsibility for personal actions and contributions to group activities.
Content: Collaboration and teamwork enable individuals or groups to achieve common goals with greater efficiency.

9.1.12.C.1 Enlist input from experts in the field, community members, and other stakeholders to design a service-learning activity that addresses a local, national, or worldwide need.
Content: Collaboration and teamwork enable individuals or groups to achieve common goals with greater efficiency.

9.1.8.C.2 Demonstrate the use of compromise, consensus, and community building strategies for carrying out different tasks, assignments, and projects.
Content: Leadership abilities develop over time through participation in groups and/or teams that are engaged in challenging or competitive activities.

9.1.12.C.2 Analyze the common traits of effective state, national, or international leaders.
Content: Leadership abilities develop over time through participation in groups and/or teams that are engaged in challenging or competitive activities.

9.1.8.C.3 Model leadership skills during classroom and extra-curricular activities.
Content: Leadership abilities develop over time through participation in groups and/or teams that are engaged in challenging or competitive activities.

9.1.12.C.3 Explain why some current and/or past world leaders have had a greater impact on people and society than others, regardless of their countries of origin.
Content: Leadership abilities develop over time through participation in groups and/or teams that are engaged in challenging or competitive activities.

9.1.12.C.4 Demonstrate leadership and collaborative skills when participating in online learning communities and structured learning experiences.
Content: Leadership abilities develop over time through participation in groups and/or teams that are engaged in challenging or competitive activities.

9.1.12.C.5 Assume a leadership position by guiding the thinking of peers in a direction that leads to successful completion of a challenging task or project.