Transferrable Skills are specific a measure of learning achievements across all types of schooling in the state of Vermont. Teachers use them to inform curriculum development. Big Picture students learn and practice them through projects, internships, classes, and extracurriculars in order to become proficient. Since the Big Picture program is run through proficiency based graduation requirements, these skills play an integral role. There are five transferrable skills in total, each culminating in a power assessment. Transferrable skills and respective power assessments are all listed below.
Clear & Effective Communication: RESEARCH PAPER
Self Direction: GATEWAY
Creative & Practical Problem Solving: SCIENCE
Informed & Integrative Thinking: INTERNSHIP
Responsible & Involved Citizenship: SERVICE THESIS PROJECT