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Ela Cc 21st Century Skills

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Twenty-First Century Skills and how we teach reading, writing,speaking, and presenting.

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Ela Cc 21st Century Skills

  1. 1. Skills for the 21st Century<br />Seven “survival skills” for college and career readiness<br />critical thinking<br />collaboration<br />effective oral and written communication<br />agility and adaptability<br />initiative and entrepreneurialism<br />accessing and analyzing information<br />curiosity and imagination<br />Tony Wagner: The Global Achievement Gap<br />
  2. 2. Best Practice and 21st Century Skills. Are they in conflict?<br />The social construction of knowledge Vygotsky<br />We learn best when we learn with others: reading, writing, listening, and speaking<br />We learn best when we apply newly learned concepts to a new situation<br />How much is this like and unlike 21st Century skills?<br />
  3. 3. Discussion group <br />Rank from most to least effective<br />Audio-Visual presentation<br />Demonstration<br />Lecture<br />Read<br />Teach others/apply learning<br />Lecture<br />Practice by doing<br />
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  5. 5. In an information age, success will depend upon…<br />“The illiterates of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”- Alvin Toffler<br />
  6. 6. How many 21st Century Skills <br />will we use today?<br />
  7. 7. critical thinking<br /> collaboration<br /> effective oral and written communication<br /> agility and adaptability<br /> initiative and entrepreneurialism<br /> accessing and analyzing information<br /> curiosity and imagination<br />How many 21st Century Skills <br />did we use today?<br />

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