3 Six Elements of 21st Century Learning What are 21st Century Skills
Emphasize core subjects
Emphasize learning skills
Use 21st century tools to develop learning skills
Teach and learn in a 21st century context
Teach and learn 21st century content
Use 21st century assessment that measure 21st century skills
4 What are 21st Century Skills 5 21st Century Skills
6 21st Century Skills- Learning Skills
Information and Communications Skills
Information Media Literacy
Thinking and Problem Solving
Problem Identification Formulation and Solution
Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity
Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking
Interpersonal and Self Direction Skills
Accountability and Adaptability
Interpersonal and Collaboration
7 NCREL enGauge 21st Century Skills 8 21st Century Skills- Tools
Information and Communication Resources and Capacities
Technologies such as Computers
Networking and other Technologies
Audio Video and Other Media and Multimedia Tools
9 21st Century Skills- Content
Use 21st century skills to understand and address global issues
Collaboration with other cultures and languages
Financial Economic and Business Literacy
Understanding the role of the economy all the way down to personal financial choices.
Ability to adapt with the nations economic environment using 21st century skills
Knowing how to be an informed and participatory citizen.
Using 21st century skills to responsibly exercise rights and responsibilities at local state national and global levels.
10 21st Century Skills- Context
Make content relevant to students lives
Take the students out to the world
Bring the world into the classroom
Creating opportunities for students to interact with each other with teachers and with other knowledgeable adults in authentic learning experiences
11 21st Century Skills- Information Communications Technology (ICT) Literacy
Learning Skills 21st Century Tools
Using 21st Century Tools to Perform Learning Skills
12 21st Century Skills- Assessment
We must measure both core subjects and 21st century skills
Standardized tests must be balanced appropriately with classroom assessments to measure the full range of students skills
Classroom assessment must be strengthened and integrated with instructional process to reinforce learning
13 Importance of 21st Century Skills
One Important Component of Todays Student Skill Set
Economics and Work Force Success
Student Success and Achievement
14 (No Transcript) 15 (No Transcript) 16 What about ET-IL
Addressing is part of the maturation process
Colorado has been ahead of the curve
Remember ICT Literacy SkillsTools
ET-IL is Already Positioned
17 Natural Progression from Colorado Information Literacy Standards
...accesses information efficiently and effectively.
...evaluates information critically and competently.
...uses information accurately and creatively.
...pursues information related to personal interests.
...appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
...strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
...recognizes the importance of information to a democratic society.
...practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
...participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.
18 Information and Communications Technology Literacy (ICT)
ICT proficiency is the ability to use digital technology communication tools and /or networks appropriately to solve information problems in order to function in an information society.
This includes the ability to use technology as a tool to research organize evaluate and communicate information and the possession of a fundamental understanding of the ethical / legal issues surrounding the access and use of information.
19 ET-IL ICT Technology Information Literacy Other Acronyms/Terms Technical Literacy Digital Literacy ICT Literacy 20 So what do schools look like where students get 21st Century Knowledge and Skills 21 They dont look like this! 22 The teacher doesnt have a monopoly on information 23 Helpful Resources
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
The Metiri Group Cheryl Lemke
Evolving Definition of Literacy from Annette Lamb
24 Helpful Resources page 2
Innovate Journal of Online Education
21st Century Literacy and Technology in K-8 Classrooms
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