Common Core Standards

colorado skies academy common coreIn 2010, Colorado and more than 40 other states adopted the same standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics. These standards are called the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Having the same standards helps all learners experience a consistent education. Facilitators, parents, and education experts designed the CCSS to prepare learners for success in college and the workplace.

Colorado SKIES Academy uses Common Core State Standards in accordance with Colorado Department of Education requirements. We also strive to create learners who are critical thinkers preparing themselves to be 21st Century Learners who embody skills including:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Global awareness
  • Media fluency
  • Analytical Skills
  • Entrepreneurialism
  • Curiosity
  • Effective Speaking
  • Information literacy
  • Leadership
  • Self-direction
  • Adaptability