Some of these ideas… man.
Balancing a checkbook? I don’t even HAVE a checkbook.
Changing oil? Sure, I know how to do that; I pay a grease monkey $40 and it’s done.
Hanging drywall, well, that’s useful, but why not name 100 other home repair/renovation skills? How about changing a sink? Replacing a toilet seal? Installing a light fixture?
Computer security? That’ll be useful for all of three years.
Guys, you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. All the blather about how you want to teach critical thinking isn’t going to make it happen. Effort cannot be taught.