Twenty-one 21st Century Skills Resources Rozz Hardin, Shelby County Schools By PresenterMedia.com
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is a national organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student. As the United States continues to compete in a global economy that demands innovation, P21 and its members provide tools and resources to help the U.S. education system keep up by fusing the three Rs and four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation). The Partnership for 21st Century Skills www.p21.org
Focuses on 21st century skills, content knowledge and expertise. Builds understanding across and among core subjects as well as 21st century interdisciplinary themes Emphasizes deep understanding rather than shallow knowledge Engages students with the real world data, tools, and experts they will encounter in college, on the job, and in life--students learn best when actively engaged in solving meaningful problems Allows for multiple measures of mastery continues to compete in a global economy that demands innovation, P21 and its members provide tools and resources to help the U.S. education system keep up by fusing the three Rs and four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation). 21st Century Standards
Core Academics Reading Writing Arithmetic Critical thinking and problem solving Communication Collaboration Creativity and Innovation 21st Century Skills The Three Rs and the Four Cs
21st Century Interdisciplinary Themes Global AwarenessUsing 21st century skills to see the “big picture” Global Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial LiteracyThe economy, personal finance and entrepreneurial skills Financial Civic Literacy Stay informed/involved in governmental processes and display proper citizenship Civic Health Literacy Using available information to make appropriate health-related decisions Health Environmental LiteracyAwareness of our impact on the world around us Environ-ment
Pearson 21st Century Resources http://www.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm?locator=PSZhP4 Atomic Learning 21st Century Skills Lesson Accelerators and Projects http://www.atomiclearning.com The Gateway to 21st Century Skills Resource website http://www.thegateway.org Online Resources General
The Center for International Understanding http://ciu.northcarolina.edu/ Online Resources Global Awareness
FEFE Financial Literacy Resources - http://www.fefe.arizona.edu/ My Money .Gov - http://www.mymoney.gov/ National Financial Capability Challenge - http://www.challenge.treas.gov/ Online Resources Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy
CIRCLE - http://www.civicyouth.org/ Center for Civic Education - http://new.civiced.org/ Online Resources Civic Literacy
Medical Library Association – Health Information Literacy http://www.mlanet.org/resources/healthlit/ Iowa Department of Education - http://www.corecurriculum.iowa.gov/Discipline.aspx?C=21st+Century+Skills&D=Health+Literacy Online Resources Health Literacy
National Environmental Education Foundation - http://www.neefusa.org/resources/publications.htm Environmental Literacy Council-http://www.enviroliteracy.org/ Online Resources Environmental Literacy
Access and Evaluate Information Access information efficiently (time) and effectively (sources) Evaluate information critically and competently Use and Manage Information Use information accurately and creatively for the issue or problem at hand Manage the flow of information from a wide variety of sources Apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information Information Literacy
Filamentality http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/21stcent/index.html International Society for Technology in education http://www.iste.org Online Resources Technology Literacy
Wikispaces – www.wikispaces.com WordPress – http://wordpress.com Edublogs – http://edublogs.org Edmoto – www.edmodo.com Netvibes – www.netvibes.com Web 2.0 Resources for Technical Literacy Try these sites for collaboration projects with your students.
Twenty-one 21st Century Skills Resources Trilling, Bernie. "The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Home." The Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. <http://www.p21.org/index.php>.