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COABE 2011: Using a 21st Century Skills Model in the ABE classroom

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COABE 2011: Using a 21st Century Skills Model in the ABE classroom

  1. 1. Using a21stCentury Skillsmodel in the ABEclassroom
  2. 2. Richard SebastianVirginia Adult Learning Resource Center Kathleen DalyVirginia Adult Learning Resource Center Linda Allen Southwest Regional Adult Education Program
  3. 3. Why were 21 st C Skillsexplicitly included in thePIVA curriculum?How were they included?What do 21st CenturySkills look like in the ABEclassroom?
  4. 4. What’s the Big Idea?
  5. 5. What’s the Big Idea? Create a curriculum framework thatincorporates 21st Century Skills into atraditional GED curriculum to help adulthigh school non-completers quicklydevelop the technology and workplaceskills they need to succeed in a fast-paced,global economy.
  6. 6. 21ST CENTURY SKILLS
  7. 7. Curriculum Framework
  8. 8. GED-CRCCurriculum Framework
  9. 9. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rd sCurriculum Framework
  10. 10. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eysCurriculum Framework
  11. 11. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eys cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ fÉyà f~|ÄÄáCurriculum Framework
  12. 12. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eys cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ rfÉyàSkills Pa rt n e rs h ip fo 21C f~|ÄÄáCurriculum Framework
  13. 13. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eys Ne e ds As cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ rfÉyàSkills Pa rt n e rs h ip fo 21C f~|ÄÄá sess men tCurriculum Framework
  14. 14. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eys Ne e ds As cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ rfÉyàSkills Pa rt n e rs h ip fo 21C f~|ÄÄá sess men t DIGITAL LITERACYCurriculum Framework
  15. 15. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eys Ne e ds As cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ rfÉyàSkills Pa rt n e rs h ip fo 21C f~|ÄÄá sess men t DIGITAL LITERACY M ic ro s oft IT Ac ade my & IC3Curriculum Framework
  16. 16. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eys Ne e ds As cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ rfÉyàSkills Pa rt n e rs h ip fo 21C f~|ÄÄá sess men t DIGITAL LITERACY M ic ro s oft IT Ac ade my & IC3 21ST CENTURYCurriculum Framework
  17. 17. GED-CRC VA G ED C o nte nt st a n da rdo r kK Ws eys Ne e ds As cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ rfÉyàSkills Pa rt n e rs h ip fo 21C f~|ÄÄá sess men t DIGITAL LITERACY M ic ro s oft IT Ac ade my & IC3 Partnership for 21ST CENTURYCurriculum Framework
  18. 18. Core content Overview
  19. 19. Core content Overview
  20. 20. Core content Overview
  21. 21. Core content Overview
  22. 22. Core content Overview
  23. 23. Core content Overview
  24. 24. Core content Overview
  25. 25. Core content Overview
  26. 26. Core content Overview
  27. 27. Core content Overview
  28. 28. Core content Overview
  29. 29. Core content Overview
  30. 30. Core content Overview
  31. 31. GED-CRC
  32. 32. GED-CRCGED credential
  33. 33. GED-CRC GED credentialCareer Readiness Certificate
  34. 34. GED-CRC GED credentialCareer Readiness CertificateMath & Writing
  35. 35. cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ fÉyà f~|ÄÄá
  36. 36. cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ fÉyà f~|ÄÄá of Highly Effective “7 Habits People”
  37. 37. cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ fÉyà f~|ÄÄá of Highly Effective “7 Habits People” Workplace/communication skills
  38. 38. cÜÉyxáá|ÉÇtÄ fÉyà f~|ÄÄá of Highly Effective “7 Habits People” Workplace/communication skills Business etiquette
  39. 39. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDST
  40. 40. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDSTMS Digital Literacy*
  41. 41. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDST MS Digital Literacy*Technology Curriculum
  42. 42. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDST MS Digital Literacy*Technology Curriculum IC3
  43. 43. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDST MS Digital Literacy*Technology Curriculum IC3 MS IT Academy
  44. 44. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDST MS Digital Literacy*Technology Curriculum IC3 MS IT Academy *MCAS (app Specialist
  45. 45. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDST MS Digital Literacy*Technology Curriculum IC3 MS IT Academy *MCAS (app Specialist *MCAD (WEb DEveloper)
  46. 46. DIGITAL LITERACY MCDST MS Digital Literacy*Technology Curriculum IC3 MS IT Academy *MCAS (app Specialist *MCAD (WEb DEveloper) *MCDST(Help DEsk)
  47. 47. 21ST CENTURY SKILLS
  48. 48. Capstone Project Teamwork/ Collaboration Communication Skills Creativity/Innovation Research Applied Technology Skills21ST CENTURY SKILLS
  49. 49. I have you under my spell
  50. 50. EVALUATION
  51. 51. EVALUATIONClassroom Observation
  52. 52. EVALUATIONClassroom Observation Interviews
  53. 53. EVALUATION Classroom Observation InterviewsFocus groups
  54. 54. EVALUATION Classroom Observation InterviewsFocus groups Artifact analysis
  55. 55. EVALUATION Classroom Observation InterviewsFocus groups Artifact analysis Case studies
  56. 56. EVALUATION
  57. 57. EVALUATIONDifficulty creating an integrated curriculum-Training issue-Class took on a “test prep” environment-Tension between certification focus & designers’ desire for integration & authentic workplace engagement-Class lacked programmatic coherence between Tues class & Wed/Thur class
  58. 58. EVALUATION Difficulty creating an integrated curriculum -Training issue -Class took on a “test prep” environment -Tension between certification focus & designers’ desire for integration & authentic workplace engagement -Class lacked programmatic coherence between Tues class & Wed/Thur class Focus on discrete skills rather than conceptual frameworks-Curricular materials used (MS, IC3) were not integrated-Instructors lacked integration experience/training
  59. 59. EVALUATIONSuccessesProgram manager successfully created safety nets for students who dropped outConsistent student reports of increase in self-efficacy & self-esteemCapstone project became an agent of change for instructors & students
  60. 60. Recommendations• Robust pre-program training with regularon-going instructor training throughoutclass• Reduce amount of curriculum content• Emphasis on capstone project earlier incurriculum• Involve a strong, hands-on manager withfull buy-in• Forge strong local partnerships
  61. 61. PluggedIn VA cohorts
  62. 62. PluggedIn VA cohortsFeb. 2009: Technology, Russell Co., VAOct. 2009: Technology, Russell Co., VAMarch 2010: Technology, Dickenson Co., VAOct. 2010: Construction/Weatherization, Dickenson Co., VAOct. 2010: Technology, Dickenson Co., VA
  63. 63. Future Plans
  64. 64. Future PlansUPCOMING COHORTS (funding approved)June 2011:PIVA Technology/BuchananCounty (SWCC)June 2011: PIVA Entrepreneurship/TazewellCounty (SWCC)September 2011: PIVA Electronic MedicalHealth Records/Dickenson County (MECC)PENDING FUNDINGJanuary 2012: PIVA Electrician Helper(MECC)2012: PIVA Energy (SWCC)
  65. 65. Future Plans
  66. 66. Future PlansPolicy2PerformanceVA DOE released RFP to fund 2 additionalprojects to use the PIVA model
  67. 67. Capstone projects
  68. 68. Capstone projectsThe development of a capstone project is intended to help learners integrate and apply knowledge and strategies learned from the PluggedIn VA core content.
  69. 69. Capstone projects
  70. 70. Capstone projectsThe capstone project requires learners to•identify a challenging issue within thecommunity•locate information from multiple resourcesthat relates to the challenge•critically evaluate information that isrelevant to the challenge•create a solution to the challenge and,•present the solution in both oral and textualformats.
  71. 71. Russell Co. Feb. 2009
  72. 72. Russell Co. Feb. 2009
  73. 73. Russell Co. Feb. 2009The challenge:Develop 3 eco-friendly outdoor activity areasfor Lebanon Community Fellowship, a localchurch that was adding a building to itscurrent facility.
  74. 74. Russell Co. Feb. 2009
  75. 75. Russell Co. Feb. 2009•The class chose divided into 3 groups.•Each group designated a group leader andwas responsible for designing one of thethree lots.•One student served as overall projectleader.•The class created a Ning site tocommunicate with each other outside ofclass and worked with instructors across allthree nights of class to develop the project.
  76. 76. Russell Co., 2009
  77. 77. Russell Co., 2009
  78. 78. Russell Co., 2009The challenge:Develop 3 eco-friendly outdoor activity areasfor Lebanon Community Fellowship, a localchurch that was adding a building to itscurrent facility.
  79. 79. Russell Co., 2009
  80. 80. Russell Co., 2009•The class chose divided into 3 groups.•Each group designated a group leader andwas responsible for designing one of thethree lots.•One student served as overall projectleader.•The class created a Ning site tocommunicate with each other outside ofclass and worked with instructors across allthree nights of class to develop the project.
  81. 81. Russell Co. Feb., 2009 Feb. 2009Capstone presentation July 23, 2009
  82. 82. Russell Co. Oct. 2009www.buddysmusicstore.com
  83. 83. Russell Co. Oct. 2009www.buddysmusicstore.com
  84. 84. Russell Co. Oct. 2009www.buddysmusicstore.com
  85. 85. Russell Co. Oct. 2009www.buddysmusicstore.com
  86. 86. Dickenson Co. March 2010
  87. 87. Dickenson Co. March 2010 1!" he Dickenson Center for Education From Point A to B (Main St.) T3% 3% ’ " #’ ! % AB ’ B U% N733#U% 3’ J 7V %3’ M" 2B 1- $’ 4B 9 + " 7$4’ #’ ; AB B 3’ and Research (DCER) is the property @ .+ *@ ’ of the Dickenson County Industrial 1% %79 ’ B R3’ ’ <6B 27#’ %’ ! 2>#4’ L ; 3+ B >9 ’Development Authority and is governed 127#’ 79 ’ %’ CL -( / ’ : V <6B B 873, " #B L ; 3+ ’ ’by a eight member board made up of local 127#’ 79 ’ %’ CL -W ’ X’ <6B B 4B / 1% B @ +79 ’ R3’ 63’ ’ <6Bcitizens representing various entities of 127#’ > B %’ CL -( / ’ 5 V 3K ’ B 873, " #B L ; 3+127#’ 79 ’ %’ AB B 7" 2B ( ( ?’ ’ ’ <6B B %3’ 3’the community. DCER was developed 127#’ 79 ’ %’ T% C%3&’ J 7V %3’ M" 2B Q*Q’ ’ <6B B 00&’ > > AB B 3’through the efforts of the IDA in obtaining ’a $4 million grant from Virginia Coalfield From Point C to B (Highway 83) T3% U34B " #’ CL -( / ’ 5 V $’ ’ 873, " #B L ; 3+B U% AB B M" 2B W G’ ’ ’ " 7$4’ %3’ 3’ /Economic Development Authority to 127#’ 79 ’ %’ AB B M" 2B ( ( ?’ <6B B %3’ 3’renovate an existing shell building into an 127#’ 79 ’ %’ T% C%3&’ J 7V %3’ M" 2B Q*Q <6B B 00&’ > > AB B 3’educational and work force training facility.The research component depends on theemerging industry of carbon capture andstorage and the future need of a fieldlaboratory in Dickenson County. DCERhas the space and infrastructure toaccommodate this need should it becomea reality.#" n addition to the $4 million grant from VCEDA, grants for construction and equipping the facility with thelatest technology and furniture wereobtained from the following agencies. Administrative Offices!’ C9 #9 ’1" D% ’ =" , , 9 " #’ -’ F/ @ ?**’ 7<9 % EE" 449 GH!’ I +A+J 30% , 3#B " K L <79 B ’ ’ 7B ’ ’ E2>273’ -’ FGG?H***’ ! " #$%&’ ( )**’ %, +-’ . )/ *’ 0+ + + ’ , ’!’ L 00% E69 #’ M3<9 #% =" , , 9 " #’ -’ F@ ***’ > % % " > ’ 449 **H 1234$%&’ ( )**’ %, +-’ . )/ *’ 0+ + + ’ , ’!’ 83$37% J 9 3$’ N7% ’-’ FO?H > 73EB ’ #B ***’!’ =" > D24’ P69 2, 004’ 8" 2#$%9 #’ -’ FGQH B" ?**’ 5 3$#34$%&’ ( )**’ %, +-’ . )/ *’ 0+ + + ’ , ’!’ J 9ER3#4" #’=" 2#B S" % " K A2037; 9 74’ FG?H &’ 7$’ ’ 4" *** 16274$%&’ ( )**’ %, +-’ . )/ *’ 0+ + + ’ , ’ Board Members’ 879 &’ $% ( )**’ %, +-’ . )/ *’ 0+ + + ’ , ’J 7+a3U3> L 4R9 -’ J 9 ’ > ’ #4’ ER3#4" #’=" 2#B AE6" " >S" % ’ &’ ’ 7$’J 7+1377&’ A2% -’ ! " 2#B 9 : , 09 =" , , 2#9&’ =" > ’ 73b’ %#’ 73’ B > ’ 3<3’ : ; 3#9 =>4434’ #<’ % ?)**’ 0+ +-’ @ , ’ *)**’ 0+ + , ’J 7+! % : 4B ’ 7R’ 300’ -’ A" 2B 6U34B C9 #9 ’ =" , , 2#9&’ =" > ’ 7<9 % B > 3<3’ A%27$% =>4434’ B &’ % 19 34’ C% , 7&’! 7+P69> J 33>-’ =" , , 2#9&’ ’ ’ >0’9 ’ B! 7+! 9 M%> K ’ -’ =" , , 2#9&’ ’ ’ R3’ B9 ’K B! 7+J " ##9 M93’ -’ J 9 ’ 3’ K ER3#4" #’ =" 2#B S" % " K A2037; 9 74’ &’ 7$’ ’ 4" Contact Information! 7+N% =" U$3#’ -’ X%27% N% #$24B ’ 7&’ B > 4’ ’ 7&’’ ( @ ’ T% ( 00&’C%3&’ J 79 3’ >> ;! 7+J " ##9 M%> K -’ =" % ! 9 #<’ #$24B ’ 3’ B9 ’K > #9 ’ 7&’’ => U" " $’ CL HG. GG( ’ 9#B ’’ Phone 276-926-9011’ Web Page Y’UUU+ ER3#4" #E3#B " 7< $9 37+ *Elevator located in lobby*’ mission. *Handicap Accessible* amplify the growth and development of the center to fulfill its ’ !" Facilitating the development and expansion of partnerships to ’ , % 6%+ #’ > ’ 9 > [ % =" #K 7<3’ 373#E3’ M" " , ’ > E%3$’ " #’ 43E" #$’ K" " 7’ " B > organizations ’ opportunities for individuals, businesses, industries, and G/ ?’ Z K 9 A0% KE3’ E3’
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  90. 90. Dickenson Co. March 2010
  91. 91. Dickenson Co. March 2010
  92. 92. Dickenson Co. Oct. 2010
  93. 93. Dickenson Co. Oct. 2010Construction/Weatherization Home Energy Audit Technology Computer rebuilding project
  94. 94. Challenges
  95. 95. PARTNERSHIPSbuilding them sustaining them
  96. 96. Ask me Anything
  97. 97. Contact infoRichard Sebastianrasebastian@vcu.eduKate Dalykedaly@vcu.eduLinda Allenlallen@russell.k12.va.ushttp://www/pluggedinva.comhttp://www.slideshare.net/richardsebastian
  98. 98. Image Sources
  99. 99. Image SourcesPhrenology: http://www.flickr.com/photos/60584010@N00/3131238763/ jwebb202Wedding Handshake: http://www.flickr.com/photos/freakapotimus/376157228/ freakapotimusPowerstrip Wires: http://www.flickr.com/photos/restlessglobetrotter/2661016046/sizes/l/ Jason RogersPencil Test: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mammal/178262435/mammalBeinvenidos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/xctmx/183068542/ NationalAcrobatAntique PC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/befuddledsenses/493303882Mess of PottageChart: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joodles/3215664122/ Jude HillSeattle Woman: http://www.flickr.com/photos/seattlemunicipalarchives/3882187210/ Seattle Municipal ArchivesThose Who Get It: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/4027443168/dullhunkColored Cubes: http://www.flickr.com/photos/generated/509789392/jared

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