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Core Curriculum Satisfaction

ICAN has reviewed the Iowa Core Curriculum and 21st Century Skills, as described by the Iowa Department of Education, and outlined which components are met in its various programs.

The 21st Century Skills include:

  • Civic Literacy
  • Employability Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • Health Literacy
  • Technology Literacy

ICAN has reviewed each essential concept as outlined by the Iowa Department of Education and compared it to ICAN program goals and curriculum to determine skills and components met by ICAN programs. Below we list how each program fairs in each category. To find the specific component correlations, click the name of the component you wish to review.

Civic Literacy

  • College Planning Program fulfills 1 out of the 25 skill sets of the Civic Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • High School Success Program fulfills 1 of the 25 skill sets of the Civic Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.

Employability Skills

  • College Planning Program fulfills 2 out of the 16 skill sets of the Employability Skills section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • High School Success Program fulfills 3 of the 16 skill sets of the Employability Skills section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • How to Succeed Program fulfills 2 of the 16 skill sets of the Employability Skills section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Life Store Program fulfills 1 of the 16 skill sets of the Employability Skills section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Credit & Money Management Program fulfills 1 of the 16 skill sets of the Employability Skills section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.

Financial Literacy

  • College Planning Program fulfills 25 out of the 55 skill sets of the Financial Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • High School Success Program fulfills 16 of the 55 skill sets of the Financial Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • How to Succeed Program fulfills 31 of the 55 skill sets of the Financial Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Life Store Program fulfills 44 of the 55 skill sets of the Financial Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Credit & Money Management Program fulfills 34 of the 55 skill sets of the Financial Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Financial Aid Program fulfills 24 of the 55 skill sets of the Financial Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.

Health Literacy 

  • College Planning Program fulfills 2 out of the 10 skill sets of the Health Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • High School Success Program fulfills 2 of the 10 skill sets of the Health Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • How to Succeed Program fulfills 4 of the 10 skill sets of the Health Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Life Store Program fulfills 2 of the 10 skill sets of the Health Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Credit & Money Management Program fulfills 2 of the 10 skill sets of the Health Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.

Technology Literacy

  • How to Succeed Program fulfills 1 of the 10 skill sets of the Technology Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Credit & Money Management Program fulfills 1 of the 10 skill sets of the Technology Literacy section of the Iowa Core Curriculum.

 

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