21st Century Skills Instructional Services Department Board Update, April 2010
Board Goal #4 Goal: Equip our Students with 21st Century Skills Target #1: Technology Skills Curriculum Target #2: By July 2013, all K-12 students will be provided a global life skills curriculum tied to the ISBE social/emotional learning standards, imbedded in academic courses and locally tested in grades 5, 8, and 12 with 80% mastery of students at each school achieving mastery.
Partnership for 21st Century Skills Every student must be:
District Implementation Plan (4 Years) 2010 – 2011 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 K-5 Implementation Year 1 Skills Years 1 and 2 Skills Years 1, 2, and 3: (Full Implementation) Secondary Implementation Year 1 Skills Years 1 and 2 Skills Years 1, 2, and 3: (Full Implementation) = Summer Work/Program Evaluation
Immigration/Migration Unit Exercise 21st Century Skill Integration Research immigration/migration practices of specific time periods -Media Literary -Information, Media, and Technology Literacy -Communication -Information Literacy-Collaboration -Creativity/Innovation-Flexibility/Adaptability -Civic Awareness-Social Awareness -Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Research family history of immigration/migration. Interview a family member or neighbor, record interview and create a video montage. Groups choose to research present day immigration patterns and build a Google Earth lesson depicting patterns of that group. Review present day immigration issues and propose legislation of varying points of view. Sample