Students at CHS develop 21st-century skills needed to become successful in their academics, their future careers, and the world around them. The following skills are incorporated within our educational vision:
- Use technology to engage in the missionary and evangelization work of the Catholic Church.
- Demonstrate commitment to social justice through awareness and action.
- Use of technology to assist in making informed, ethical, and moral decisions.
- Appreciate and function effectively in the diverse cultures of the global community.
- Acquire technology competence.
- Develop a self-directed learning characteristic.
- Apply critical thinking and practice real-world problem-solving.
- Use of digital tools to gather, evaluate, process, and present information.
- Collaborate in physical and virtual environments.
- Communicate effectively.
- Practice self-motivation, self-discipline, and lifelong learning.
21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM CHARACTERISTICS
- All classrooms are student-centered.
- Teachers guide students in self-directed learning.
- Teachers foster a desire and love of learning.
- Teachers model digital citizenship and responsibility.
- Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic and diverse learning experiences and assessments.
- Students collaborate in the learning process.
- Students find creative solutions to real-world questions and problems.
- Students learn the appropriate use of technology in given settings.
- Students have opportunities to collaborate with others around the world.