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Please read pp. 4 & 5 in the NAIS document you received in your email. In a group of 3 or 4, please discuss the article and answer the last question on page 5. Name your group, and post your answer here:http://www.todaysmeet.com/ Don’t click yet!
Descriptors available, NAIS, 2010, pp. 11-12.
Core Subjects and 21st Century ThemesEnglish, reading or language arts; worldlanguages; arts; mathematics; economics;science; geography; history; andgovernment and civics, in addition to globalawareness; financial, economic, businessand entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy;health literacy; and environmental literacy.Learning and Innovation Skills creativity andinnovation; critical thinking and problemsolving; and communication andcollaboration.Information, Media and Technology Skillsinformation literacy; media literacy; andinformation, communications andtechnology literacy.Life and Career Skills require flexibility andadaptability; initiative and self-direction;social and cross-cultural skills; productivityand accountability; and leadership andresponsibility.
High Tech High, Project Save the Beach, 2009.
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