Confident Competent Citizens

Mind Missions learning experiences empower students to become confident, competent citizens for the 21st century. Students become confident when they design and present original solutions to open-ended problems. When design strategies fail, students learn that mistakes are a part of learning and the importance of perseverance to achieve mission success. Each Mind Mission encourages students to develop competence in collaboration, communication, and creative problem solving for 21st century success.  Students are also empowered to become strong citizens by learning from the leaders of the past and participating effectively in their classroom community. Mind Missions prepares students for the future using the lessons of the past and challenges for the 21st century. 


Students gain confidence and social emotional skills through conquering team challenges creatively. They develop perseverance and grit.


Every Mind Missions lessons builds key 21st century learning competencies of creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration.


Engage in learning about citizenship and community leadership. Classroom community skills are enhanced through direct instruction and reflection.

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