The Power of the Camp DNI Experience
Consensus among educational leaders and business experts assert that students need 21st century skills to be successful in the new marketplace. Camp DNI's process helps students develop their creative power, and unleash their innate genius.
SCANS SKILLS are what children need in the 21st century SCANS=Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills
show understanding, friendliness, and respect for feelings of others; assert oneself when appropriate; take an interest in what people say and why they think and act as they do.
Identify common goals among different parties; clearly present one's position; understand party's position; examine possible options; make reasonable compromises.
Communicate thoughts and feelings to justify a position; encourage or convince; make positive use of rules or values; demonstrate ability to have others believe in and trust you because of competence and honesty.
Contribute to group with ideas and effort; do own share of work; encourage team members; resolve differences for the benefit of the team; responsibly challenge existing procedures, policies, or authorities.
- Cultural Diversity:
Work well with people having different ethnic, social, or educational backgrounds; understand the cultural differences of different groups; help the people in these groups make cultural adjustments when necessary.