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Title: Preparing Every Child for the 21st Century


1
Partnership for 21st Century Skills AASA
National Conference on Education Tampa,
Florida February 16, 2008
Preparing Every Child for the 21st Century
Note This power point has been modified from
presentations done in Tampa and Orlando, Florida
at the American Association of School
Administrators and from the National School Board
Conference 2008. Additional resources have been
gathered from the websites Route 21 and from the
Partnership for 21st Century Skills website.
2
Introduction to 21st Century Framework for
Administrators
Professional Development Program
Lenoir County Public Schools
Presented By Tezella G. Cline
November 4, 2009
3
Overview
  • This session will introduce participants to
    the 21st Century Framework. Participants will
    learn the importance of infusing 21st Century
    skills into the curriculum and into their work as
    well as identify resources to support their
    learning.

4
Assess Background Knowledge(Circle Map
Defining in Context)
How did you know?
What do you know already?
21st Century Framework
Where did your knowledge come from?
5
The Future
Warm up
Our future is characterized by
Change
New Contexts
New Job Skills
Voter Attitudes
Global Citizenship
How would you complete this statement?
6
Outcomes
  • To promote high academic achievement for all
    students to become Globally Competitive
  • To increase knowledge about 21st Century
    Framework among teachers, administrators, and
    others
  • To facilitate the infusion of the 21st Century
    Skills into all aspects of our work
  • To become aware of useful 21st Century resources

7
Objectives
  • Participants will
  • discover where, when, and how the 21st Century
    Partnership started
  • analyze the components of the 21st Century
    Framework and its importance
  • read about and discuss key 21st Century
    initiatives in North Carolina
  • identify specific next steps in processing and
    infusing 21st Century skills

8
Key Questions
  1. When, how, and why did this movement start?
    (21st Century Partnership)
  2. Who makes up the Partnership? (members)
  3. What is the Framework for 21st Century Skills?
  4. Why are 21st Century / Future Ready Skills so
    important?
  5. What must we do?

9
Introduction to 21st Century
1. When, how, and why did this movement start?
(21st Century Partnership)
10
Historical Perspective(Flow Map Sequencing and
Ordering)
21st Century Framework
11
Since 2002, the Partnership for 21st Century
Skills has been working with states and
communities to reinvigorate learning to meet the
demands of the 21st century.  Based on this work,
the Partnership believes there are seven
strategies for a successful statewide 21st
Century Skills Initiative
2002
  • High-profile leadership
  • Broad consensus and a shared vision
  • Ongoing professional development in 21st century
    skills
  • Standards and curriculum aligned with 21st
    century skills
  • 21st century assessments
  • An effective communications strategy
  • An aggressive implementation strategy

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The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  • The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is the
    leading advocacy organization focused on infusing
    21st century skills into education. The
    organization brings together the business
    community, education leaders and policymakers to
    define a powerful vision for 21st century
    education to ensure every childs success as
    citizens and workers in the 21st century. The
    Partnership encourages schools, districts and
    states to advocate for the infusion of 21st
    century skills into education and provides tools
    and resources to help facilitate and drive change.

http//www.21stcenturyskills.org/documents/p21_nc2
008.pdf
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2002
  • Partnership was started
  • (advocacy group focused on infusing 21st century
    skills into education)
  • Business community
  • Education leaders
  • policymakers

Fill in your first event in your sequence map.
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21st Century in North Carolina
  • In 2005, Governor Mike Easley launched the
    nations first Center for 21st Century Skills.
    The Center is focused on improving North
    Carolinas education system to ensure that
    students graduate with the skills needed for
    success in the global economy. The Center is
    located in the North Carolina Business Committee
    for Education. It is a public-private partnership
    that works actively with business leaders,
    educators and policymakers to create new
    curricula, new assessments, and new ways to align
    classroom teaching and learning outcomes with
    21st century workforce readiness skills. The
    Center is bringing together current innovative
    reform efforts as well as implementing new ones
    to develop meaningful assessments and curricula
    that reflect the knowledge necessary for success
    in the 21st century. The Center is also working
    to improve and expand professional development
    for educators that focuses on 21st century skills.

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2005
  • NC Gov. Mike Easley joined partnership.
  • Focus on improving NC ed. System to ensure
    students graduate with the skills needed for
    success in the global econ.
  • Development of workforce readiness skills

2006
North Carolina State Board of Education - New
Mission Every public school student will
graduate from high school, globally competitive
for work and postsecondary education and prepared
for life in the 21st Century.
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So
  • Respond to these key questions
  • How would you describe the beginning of the 21st
    Century Movement in your own words?
  • Who/ What fields does it involve?
  • Center for 21st Century Skills
  • http//www.ncbce.org/index.php?page21st-century-l
    earning

Think- Pair-Share
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Introduction to 21st Century
Who makes up this Partnership? (members)
18
Who is the Partnership?
A unique partnership between business, education
and policymakers
With support from the U.S. Department of
Education
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P21 Members
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Who is the Partnership?
  • The Partnership is a catalyst to
  • define and promote a powerful
  • vision for
  • 21st Century Citizens
  • 21st Century Workers
  • 21st Century Education

21
What might life look like in 2068?
Imagine the future
We need to be ready for the 21st Century!
2068
22
Are we ready?
  • http//video.computerworld.com/services/link/bcpid
    1351827287/bctid14706015001

2068
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Introduction to 21st Century
Why are 21st Century / Future Ready Skills so
important?
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Gallery Walk
  • Based on the data that you collect
  • What is significant to you? Why?
  • What are the areas of need?
  • What are the implications for us?
  • Why are the 21st century skills so important?
  • What can you do starting today?

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Why are 21st century skills so important?
  • Examine the data and respond
  • What does data suggest?
  • What questions do you have?
  • How/ why is this relevant for your students?
  • What can you do to address this?

Be ready to respond as a group.
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Why are 21st century skills so important?
Global Competition
Global Cooperation
There are new 21st Century Contexts
Information Growth
More Jobs Careers
Service Economy
27
New Context
Skills Required
Global Competition Global Awareness Self-Direction
Global Cooperation Global Awareness Collaboration Information Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy
Information Growth Information Literacy Critical Thinking Problem Solving
More Jobs Careers Critical Thinking Problem Solving Innovation Improvement Flexibility Adaptability
Growing Service Economy Communication Skills Life and Career Awareness Skills
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Why are 21st century skills so important?
  • What skills are most important for job success
    when hiring a high school graduate?

Work Ethic 80
Collaboration 75
Good Communication 70
Social Responsibility 63
Critical Thinking Problem Solving 58
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Why are 21st century skills so important?
  • Of the four-year graduates you recently hired,
    how do they rate?

30
Why are 21st century skills so important?
  • Of the high school students that you recently
    hired, what were their deficiencies?

Written Communication 81
Leadership 73
Work Ethic 70
Critical Thinking Problem Solving 70
Self-Direction 58
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Why are 21st century skills so important?
  • What applied skills and basic knowledge are
    most important for those you will hire with a
    four-year college diploma?

Oral Communication 95.4
Collaboration 94.4
Professional/Work Ethic 93.8
Written Communication 93.1
Critical Thinking/Problem Solving 93.1
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Why are 21st century skills so important?
  • What skills and content areas will be growing in
    importance in the next five years?

Critical Thinking 78
I.T. 77
Health Wellness 76
Collaboration 74
Innovation 74
Personal Financial Responsibility 72
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New Context
Skills Required
Global Competition Global Awareness Self-Direction
Global Cooperation Global Awareness Collaboration Information Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy
Information Growth Information Literacy Critical Thinking Problem Solving
More Jobs Careers Critical Thinking Problem Solving Innovation Improvement Flexibility Adaptability
Growing Service Economy Communication Skills Life and Career Awareness Skills
34
Why are 21st century skills so important?
The requirements of the workforce are changing
Therefore We must change with the world.
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Introduction to 21st Century
What is the Framework for 21st Century?
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  • 21st Century Framework
  • A shared vision for 21st Century student success
    has been developed for the new global economy.
  • (21CF)

National leaders saw the need to make better
connections.
37
21st Century Framework
Core Subjects (12)
21st Century Themes (4)
38
21st Century Skills Framework
21st Century Supports
Student Outcomes
Standards and Assessments Curriculum and
Instruction Professional Development Learning
Environments
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21st Century Skills Framework
  • Core Subjects
  • Economics
  • English
  • Government
  • Arts
  • History
  • Geography
  • Reading or Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • World Languages
  • Civics
  • 21st Century Themes
  • - Global Awareness
  • - Financial, Economic, Business
  • Entrepreneurship Literacy
  • - Civic Literacy
  • - Health Literacy

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21st Century Skills Framework
  • Life Career Skills
  • Flexibility Adaptability
  • Initiative Self-Direction
  • Social Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Productivity Accountability
  • Leadership Responsibility

41
21st Century Skills Framework
  • Learning Innovation Skills
  • Critical Thinking Problem Solving
  • Creativity Innovation
  • Communication Collaboration

42
21st Century Skills Framework
  • Information, Media Technology Skills
  • Information Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • ICT (Information, Communications
  • Technology) Literacy

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http//www.21stcenturyskills.org/index.php?option
com_contenttaskviewid254Itemid119
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21st Century Skills in North Carolina
  • Key Ongoing 21st Century Initiatives
  • Learn and Earn
  • North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey
  • North Carolina Graduation Project

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21st Century Skills in North Carolina
  • Key Ongoing 21st Century In Initiatives
  • Learn and Earn
  • Named among the top 50 programs in the 2008
  • Students attend a high school located on a
    college campus
  • They earn a high school diploma and finish with
    two years of college or an associate degree, at
    no cost to the student.
  • Currently there are 42 Learn and Earn high
    schools across the state
  • by 2008-09, there will be 63 such schools.

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21st Century Skills in North Carolina
  • Key Ongoing 21st Century In Initiatives
  • North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey
  • This survey gathers the views of the states
    teaching professionals
  • Used to help develop policy, strengthen classroom
    working conditions and improve the learning
    environment for students
  • The 2008 survey received responses from more than
    87 percent of the 120,000 teachers
  • and administrators working in the state.

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  • http//ncteachingconditions.org/

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21st Century Skills in North Carolina
  • Key Ongoing 21st Century In Initiatives
  • North Carolina Graduation Project
  • Requires high school students to demonstrate what
    they know and are able to do as a result of their
    cumulative education
  • Supports students as they discover interests and
    make connections with the real world
  • Encourages business partners to participate in
    student job shadowing experiences

http//www.ncpublicschools.org/graduationproject/
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New 21st Century Skills Initiatives
  • North Carolina Professional Educator Standards
    and Evaluation System
  • The North Carolina State Board of Education (SBE)
    approved
  • North Carolina Professional Educator Evaluation
    System
  • This System is based on the NC Standards for
    Superintendents, the NC Standards for School
    Executives and the NC Professional Teaching
    Standards.
  • Tools to support use of new instrument from NTC
  • http//www.ncptsc.org/Tools20for20Moving20Towar
    d20Coaching-Based20Evaluations.htm
  • http//www.ncptsc.org/

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Introduction to 21st Century
Why are these 21st Century Skills and Standards
important to you?
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North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards
  • Why are these Standards important to you?
  • The North Carolina Professional Teaching
    Standards are the basis for teacher preparation,
    teacher evaluation, and professional development.
  • Colleges and universities are changing their
    programs a new teacher evaluation instrument has
    been created and professional development is
    taking on a new look based on these Standards.
  • Each of these include the skills and knowledge
    needed for the 21st century teaching and
    learning.

http//www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/profdev/traini
ng/teacher/teacher-eval.pdf
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New State Goals
  • North Carolina
  • State Board of Education Goals
  • North Carolina Public Schools will produce
    globally competitive students
  • Schools will be led by 21st Century professionals
  • Students will be healthy and responsible
  • Leadership will guide innovation in NC public
    schools
  • Schools will be governed and supported by 21st
    century systems

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  • Key components
  • Leadership
  • Relationships
  • Rigor in content
  • Relevant instruction that engages students
  • Reflection on practice


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Historical Perspective(Flow Map Sequencing and
Ordering)
21st Century Framework
2005
2006
2002
NC Gov. Mike Easley joined partnership. Focus on
improving NC ed. System to ensure students
graduate with the skills needed for success in
the global econ. Development of workforce
readiness skills
North Carolina State Board of Education New
Mission Every public school student will
graduate from high school, globally competitive
for work and postsecondary education and prepared
for life in the 21st Century.
Partnership was started (advocacy group focused
on infusing 21st century skills into
education) Business community Education
leaders policymakers
2007
2008
NC implements new evaluation instrument for
teachers and principals. Principals are using
theirs now and teachers will be trained in 2009
Board approved new teaching standards New
Evaluation Instrument for teachers and
administrators developed
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Our Task
  • To address all critical components of educational
    reform and improvement while focusing on local
    school needs
  • LCPS Mission Goals

Nov. 23, 2009
Preparing all students to be competitive and
productive citizens in a global economy
  1. Attain high academic achievement for all students
  2. Provide safe and orderly learning environments
  3. Attract, retain, and develop an exceptional
    workforce
  4. Provide excellent school facilities that are
    conducive to teaching and learning
  5. Increase collaboration and partnerships with the
    community
  6. Ensure fiscal responsibility and equity

57
LCPS Goals for 21st Century
New Language in SIP Templates and in our goals
  • Goal 1- Attain High Academic Achievement For All
    Students to Become Globally Competitive
  • Goal 2- Attract, Retain, and Develop 21st Century
    Professionals
  • Goal 3- Provide Safe and Orderly Learning
    Environments to Develop Healthy and Responsible
    Students
  • Goal 4- Provide Leadership for Innovation
  • Goal 5- Provide Engaging Learning Environments
    Governed and Supported by 21st Century Systems

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Introduction to 21st Century
What must we do?
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Open ourselves to learning
Think in creative and innovative ways
Remain open to continuous learning
Change
Think and work interdependentlly
Take responsible risks
Be persistent
Think flexibly
60
Tools and Resources
  • The Partnership for 21st Century Skills offers
    various tools and resources to assist educators
    in integrating 21st century skills into
    education. Our tools were developed through a
    comprehensive process involving hundreds of
    educators, researchers and employers across the
    country.

61
How do I learn more about 21st century skills?
http//www.21stcenturyskills.org/
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Route 21
  • Route 21 The goal of Route 21 is to provide an
    online interactive tool that demonstrates how
    21st century skills can be supported through
    standards, professional development, assessments
    and curriculum and instruction.

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http//www.21stcenturyskills.org/index.php
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  • Assess21 Assess 21 is a Web-based repository for
    information on assessments of 21st century
    skills. This repository is designed to serve as a
    central hub for background information on 21st
    century skills assessments as they become
    available and is open to submissions. The goal of
    Assess21 is to highlight what assessments are
    available as well as make visible where
    particular gaps in the assessment of 21st century
    content and skill domains exist.

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Partnership for 21st Century Skills
  • MILE Guide The Partnership for 21st Century
    Skills developed the Milestones for Improving
    Learning and Education (MILE) Guide for 21st
    Century Skills to assist educators and
    administrators in measuring the progress of their
    schools in defining, teaching and assessing 21st
    Century Skills. Here you will find links to
    downloads, the MILE Guide online assessment and
    the MILE Guide workshop.

http//www.21stcenturyskills.org/images/stories/ot
herdocs/p21up_MILE_Guide_Chart.pdf
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What else?
  • Become a 21st Century Learner
  • Ask questions
  • Seek answers research
  • Take risks
  • Share ideas
  • Participate in PLCs
  • Make presentations
  • Create new ways
  • Endless possibilities exist!

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Are we ready?
  • http//video.computerworld.com/services/link/bcpid
    1351827287/bctid14706015001

2068
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Conclusion
  • Are our students ready for the new global economy?

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Conclusion
  • Are YOU ready for the new global economy?

21st Century Teaching and Learning starts with
you!
69
Conclusion
Are our students critical thinkers and problem
solvers?
Are our students globally aware?
Are our students self-directed?
Are our students good collaborators?
70
Conclusion
Are our students information and technology
literate?
Are our students flexible and adaptable?
Are our students innovative?
Are our students effective communicators?
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Follow Up
  • Visit (expert example)
  • http//21centuryedtech.wikispaces.com/
  • My site(beginner)
  • http//21stcenturyisnow.wikispaces.com/
  • Homework
  • View and read the documents
  • Post a discussion thread related to 21st Century
    topic
  • Give me a name you plan to use so I will know you
    have posted
  • Complete the session evaluation
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