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  • INFOhio and OhioLINK Collaboration: 12-13 Transition Project Preparing 21st Century Ohio Learners for Success
  • Preparing 21st Century Ohio Learners for Success: The 12-13 Initiative
    • Jillian Maruskin
    • Public Services Librarian
    • Ohio Wesleyan University
    • Theresa M. Fredericka
    • Executive Director
    • INFOhio
    • May 6, 2009
  • Overview
    • Why this is so important?
    • What is the State of the State?
    • What is our response?
    • Where are we going next?
  • Introduction
    • Definition of 21st Century Skills - fundamental skills of critical thinking and problem solving, as well as information, computer and communication skills.
    • These skills are very different from the skills needed to succeed in higher education and the workplace 20 years ago.
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    • Automotive Hybrid and Fuel-Cell-Vehicle Research Engineer
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    • Personal Virtual-Presence Agent
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    Jobs of the Future! Zuckerman, Amy. Jobs of Tomorrow. Edutopia , Dec.2008/Jan.2009.
  • Framework for 21st-Century Learning 21st-Century Student Outcomes and Support Systems http://www.21stcenturyskills.org
  • Setting Direction for Ohio’s Education P-20
    • Reforming Ohio’s Education System
    • for the 21st Century
    • Governor Ted Strickland’s Education Reform and Funding Plan
    • Component #1. 21st Century Learning Environments
    • - Prepare students for success in life and in the jobs of the 21st Century
    • - Continue to teach the rigorous requirements of core subjects, like math and science, that are critical to a student’s success
    • - Help students develop the 21st Century skills our business leaders look for in people they hire: creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving (as well as communication and collaboration, media literacy, leadership and productivity, adaptability and accountability)
  • EDGE Report Lists Skills for 2020
    • Critical-thinking and problem solving skills for practical results.
    • Mastery of rigorous content, especially in literacy, mathematics and information technologies.
    • Innovative and creative thinking.
    • Communication and better interfaces between K-12 and higher education to make high school graduates better prepared for the next stages of their lives.
    ODE Subcommittee for Education and New Global Economy
  • Ohio Board of Regents Strategic Plan for Higher Education 2008-2017
    • Relationship with K-12 System:
    • Establishing clear standards of college readiness.
    • Helping high school students aspire and prepare for college (early college credit and Seniors to Sophomores Program).
    • No dropouts - Combined high School completion / College readiness courses.
    • Improving teacher education and expanding the role of education schools.
    http://uso.edu/strategicplan/handbook/uso/k12.php
  • OHIO 21st Century Literacies
    • Information Literacy- ”focuses on information found.”
    • Technology (Digital Literacy) --more than computers--”knowing how to use the digital containers(Internet, blogs, wikis, databases) of information.”
    • Media Literacy-- ”ability to access, analyze, evaluate and produce print and electronic media. ”
    Small, R. (Winter, 2008) Surviving in the Information Age, Threshold.
  • 12-13 Transition Project
    • INFOhio and OhioLINK special task force
    • Goal: assist student transition from K-12 environment to college and to the workplace
    • Purpose: to further the development of an information literate workforce who utilizes critical thinking skills and information effectively and ethically
    • Task at hand: highlight to schools, colleges, and state decision-makers how libraries are contributing to the state’s overall goal of preparing our students and educators for 21st century learning and teaching.
  • 12-13 Transition Project White Paper
  • Goals for 21st Century Learner Task Force
    • Developing 21st Century Skills
    • Incorporate Research Experience
    • Deliver Research Resources
    • Prepare Student Teachers
    • Partner with Groups Statewide
    • Enable Collaboration
  • Goal 1 Developing 21 st Century Skills
    • Teach all Ohio high School students the 21 st Century information literacy skills needed for transition from high school to college and into the world of work.
      • Audit process in place statewide for preparing students for the transition to college and rigorous research that reflects 21 st Century information literacy skills.
      • Develop guidelines for information research processes required to make successful transition from high school to college and work. Identify necessary 21 st Century information literacy skills.
  • Goal 1 (cont.) Survey Results
    • What did we ask?
      • How is your school  teaching information literacy skills?
      • What barriers exist to you teaching information literacy skills?
    • Survey Results Slide:
      • Overall, teachers expressed a fragmented/incomplete understanding of the concept of information literacy . 
    • Teachers are positive about information literacy skills and complimentary of school librarians’ effort, BUT:
        • Barriers exist.
        • Time
        • Money
        • Too many standards
        • No ownership of who should be teaching the standards
  • Goal 2 – Robust Research
    • We will use the survey information to encourage robust research experiences that can easily be integrated into the curriculum.
    • We will share with the Ohio Department of Education and participate in rewriting the course standards, integrating information and media literacy
  • Goal 2 Developing 21 st Century Skills
    • Create awareness campaign and develop best practice plan to promote importance of information literacy skills and ensure all students are introduced to them.
    • Develop inquiry-based program to teach high school students, particularly those in STEM, to move beyond free Internet sources for research and utilize scholarly journals and primary source materials offered via the networks and Internet2 .
  • Goal 2 (cont.) Incorporate Research Experiences
    • Incorporate robust research experiences into classroom teaching strategies to better prepare Ohio’s juniors and seniors for college-level research.
      • Create professional development opportunities which allow classroom teachers to work collaboratively with school and academic librarians to develop robust research assignments that help develop students’ research skills.
      • Design collaborative research projects between high school and college classrooms to prepare students for the rigors of college research and the world of work.
  • Research Project Calculator http://www2.infohio.org/projectcalculator/
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  • Research Project Calculator for Teachers
  • Goal 3 - Deliver Research Resources
    • Provide students and educators with free and equitable access to an essential academic core collection of online and physical library materials appropriate to PreK-20 research.
      • Appoint joint INFOhio/OhioLINK group to recommend list of research resources needed to support a world-class PreK-20 Ohio education system and Ohio’s 21 st Century libraries.
        • Resources that help students draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations and create new knowledge.
        • Resources that are appropriate for PreK-20 students and meet the research needs of teachers and faculty.
  • Goal 3 (cont.) The INFOhio Core Collection Survey
    • The INFOhio/OhioLINK Special Task Force on 21st Century Skills needs your views to help assess the collection development needs for a 21st century school library in Ohio schools.
    • Who should take the survey?
      • Educators at ALL grade levels
    • Link to survey:
      • http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=ocVmyCoOtTco525KA6wVkQ_3d_3d
    • The survey ends on:
      • Tuesday, May 12, 2009
  • Goal 3 (cont.) Sample Questions
  • Goal 4 - Prepare Student Teachers
    • Inform Ohio’s education faculty that the preparation of student teachers must include 21 st Century information literacy skills and how collaboration with school librarians can contribute to these instructional objectives.
      • Determine what Ohio’s education faculty currently deliver pertaining to 21 st Century information literacy skills and the preparation of student teachers.
        • Create workshops to support the development of information literacy skills for student teachers.
  • Goal 5 Partner with Groups Statewide
    • Partner with state initiatives and advocacy groups to encourage them to incorporate information literacy skills within their own goals.
      • Implement Preparing 21 st Century Ohio Learners for Success white paper and action plan.
        • Ascertain which state initiatives and advocacy groups to contact and begin developing a partnership of collaboration for increasing information skills knowledge for Ohio’s global economy.
  • Goal 5 (Cont.)
    • Ohio College Access Portal Project
    • Ohio Department of Education / Ohio CORE
    • Ohio College Access Network (OCAN)
    • Ohio Learning Network
    • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio
    • Ohio Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel
    • Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling
    • Ohio College Association
    • The Inter-University Council
    • Ohio School Counselor Association
    • Ohio Appalachian Center for Higher Education
    • Coalition of Rural and Appalachian Schools
    • I Can Center of Excellence
    • I Know I Can
    • Cleveland Scholarship Program
    • Together We Can
    • Southern Ohio Center of Excellence
  • Goal 6 - Enabling Collaboration
    • Provide school and academic librarians with opportunities to work together to develop collaborations supporting the transition of secondary school students to college-level research.
      • Determine all possible cross-meeting linkages and develop others that will create this collaborative partnership for consistent resource sharing across PreK-20.
      • Inform communities of white paper and action plan via conferences, regional meetings, workshops, etc.
  • INFOhio’s Go Further — Road to Higher Education and Beyond Campaign
  • How you can help….
    • Go Further Campaign
    • What should it look like?
    • What would help you promote it in your schools?
    • Your community?
  • How you can help….
    • Share your school/academic collaboration experience
    • Suggestions for avenues of implementing the 12-13 Transition Project goals
    • Research Project Calculator…your thoughts
    • Your evaluative input…pro and con
  • Links to 12-13 Transition
    • Preparing 21st Century Ohio Learners for Success – INFOhio webpage
      • http://www.infohio.org/PreparingOhioLearners.html
    • 12-13 Transition Task Force update – INFOhio announcement
      • http://www.infohio.org/ABOUT/Announcements/20081219.html
    • 12-13 White Paper -- A report by the INFOhio and OhioLINK Special Task Force – pdf file
      • http://www.infohio.org/12-13TransitionWhitePaper200809.pdf
    • Information Literacy E-List (listserv) – register for e-list
      • http://lm.nwoca.org/cgi/wa.exe?SUBED1=INFOHIO-INFO-LIT-L&A=1