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    21st Century Skills 21st Century Skills Presentation Transcript

    • When will I use this in the real world? Integrating 21st century skills into the curriculum Nick Dailey July 21, 2009
    • What are 21st Century Skills?
      • 21st Century Content and Learning and Thinking Skills often left out of the traditional curriculum
      • Broadly defined as skills needed to succeed in the 21st Century knowledge based economy.
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    • Partnership for 21st Century Skills
      • Anything missing?
      • Possible to do all this in the class-room?
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    • Just a few of their members…
      • Adobe
      • Apple
      • ASCD
      • Hewlett Packard
      • Microsoft
      • NEA
    • Challenges
      • Large-scale implementation
        • Change is hard!
      • What about the fundamentals?
        • If we devote time do these skills, do we lose the basics?
      • How do we assess this?
        • Any ideas?
    • 21st Century Skills In Action Examples of integration within the core curriculum
    • Shakespeare Playbill
      • Images of action
      • Characters
      • Plot summaries
      • Students can work together and use technology
    • Modeling Molecules
      • Engaging
      • Collaborate
      • Present findings
      • Share online
    • Collaboration
      • Virtual study groups
        • Can be world wide
      • Co-creating documents
        • Let’s experiment with Google Docs
    • Bottom Line
      • While 21st Century in name, these skills have been around a long time.
        • Dewey, Socrates
      • Way of interacting with content rather than content itself
        • Trains students to create and obtain, not only recite, knowledge
      • Preparation for success in life beyond school