A Report and MILE Guide for 21 st Century Skills LEARNING FOR THE 21 st CENTURY

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> A Report and MILE Guide for 21 st Century Skills LEARNING FOR THE 21 st CENTURY </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Introduction Introduction to the Partnership Why are 21 st century skills important? What are 21 st century skills? What is the MILE Guide for 21 st century skills? What Nine Steps can you take to build momentum? Today </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> introduction to the partnership for 21 st century skills </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> AOL Apple Cable in the Classroom Cisco Systems Dell Microsoft NEA SAP founding members introduction to the partnership </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> US. Department of Education Appalachian Technology in Education Consortium (ATEC) strategic partners introduction to the partnership key partners ISTE COSN SETDA Tech Corps </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> mission introduction to the partnership The Partnership for 21 st Century Skills is a public- private partnership organized to create an overall vision of how 21 st century skills can be incorporated into K-12 education. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> objectives introduction to the partnership Define a framework and create a common language for understanding and promoting 21 st Century Skills Demonstrate how 21 st Century Skills integrate with and reinforce basic skills Provide education leaders with tools, examples and strategies for action Build consensus in the public and private sectors with public education campaign to promote 21 st Century Skills </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> methodology introduction to the partnership Request for Information (RFI) Research Focus Groups Outreach to Organizations Outreach to Individuals with Expertise in 21 st Century Skills National Forum on 21 st Century Skills </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> why are 21 st century skills important? </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> students why are 21 st century skills important? Todays education faces irrelevance unless we bridge the gap between how students live and how students learn. </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> workforce why are 21 st century skills important? The average person will change jobs nine times by the time he or she is 32. Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Relationship to no child left behind Emphasizes student achievement and requires assessments in core subjects. Skills are to be integrated in core subjects Requires that every student be technologically literate by 8 th grade States, schools and districts can incorporate a broad vision of 21 st century skills into their NCLB framework why are 21 st century skills important? </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> what are 21 st century skills? </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Current national debate what are 21 st century skills? </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> six elements of 21 st century learning what are 21 st century skills? Emphasize core subjects Emphasize learning skills Use 21 st century tools to develop learning skills Teach and learn in a 21 st century context Teach and learn 21 st century content Use 21 st century assessment that measure 21 st century skills </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> partnership model what are 21 st century skills? </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> Core subject 21 st century tools Learning skils 21 st century context 21 st century content assessment Element 1 : core subjects Core academic subjects remain the foundation of a good education </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> learning skills Information and Communication Skills Communication Skills Information and Media Literacy Skills Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills Problem Identification, Formulation and Solution Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity Critical Thinking and Systems Thinking Interpersonal and Self-Direction Skills Self-Direction Accountability and Adaptability Social Responsibility Interpersonal and Collaboration 21 st century tools core subjects21 st century context 21 st century content assessment Element 2 : learning skills </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> 21 st century tools Information and Communication Technologies, such as Computers, Networking and other Technologies Audio, Video, and Other Media and Multimedia Tools learning skills core subjects21 st century context 21 st century content assessment Element 3 : 21 ST century tools </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> Emphasize ICT LITERACY using 21 st century tools to perform learning skills Learning skills 21 st century tools core subjects21 st century context 21 st century content assessment ICT LITERACY Element 2+3 = ICT LITERACY The Partnership will focus on ICT Literacy for its Year 2 Report </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> Emphasize 21 st Century Content Global Awareness Use 21 st 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 21 st century skills Civic Literacy Knowing how to be an informed and participatory citizen. Using 21 st century skills to responsibly exercise rights and responsibilities at local, state, national and global levels. 21 st century tools learning skills core subjects21 st century context assessment Element 4 : 21 st century content </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> Emphasize 21 st Century 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 21 st century tools learning skills core subjects21 st century content assessment Element 5 : 21 st century context </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> 21 st Century Assessment We must measure both core subjects and 21 st 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 21 st century tools learning skills core subjects21 st century context 21 st century content assessment Element 6 : assessment </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> what is the MILE GUIDE for 21 st century skills? </li> <li> Slide 25 </li> <li> Who contributed? How did we collect the information? What did we do with the information? Results? The MILE Guide The MILE Guide </li> <li> Slide 26 </li> <li> how to use the mile guide : Convene all stakeholders Focus on each column/category Find the corresponding level that represents your schools efforts Compare your level to the 21 st century vision Use findings to develop plans for improvement what is the MILE guide? </li> <li> Slide 27 </li> <li> The MILE guide can help you: what is the MILE guide? Set benchmarks and goals Apply for grants Determine funding priorities Create assessment tools </li> <li> Slide 28 </li> <li> Mile Guide online MILE GUIDE: online Milestones for Improving Learning and Education in the 21st Century </li> <li> Slide 29 </li> <li> Mile Guide Online MILE GUIDE: online Milestones for Improving Learning and Education in the 21st Century </li> <li> Slide 30 </li> <li> Learning and teaching what is the MILE guide? LEARNING AND TEACHING Core Subjects 21 st Century Context 21 st Century Content Learning Skills Learning Tools AssessmentPedagogyProfessional Development Early Stage Transitional Stage 21 st Century </li> <li> Slide 31 </li> <li> Leading and Managing what is the MILE guide? LEADING AND MANAGING VisionEquitable Educational Opportunity Planning and Allocating Resources Infrastructure and System Integration Knowledge and Skills Policy making Accountability Early Stage Transitional Stage 21 st Century </li> <li> Slide 32 </li> <li> Partnering what is the MILE guide? PARTNERING ParentsCommunityHigher Education and Teacher Preparation Content Providers Business Early Stage Transition al Stage 21 st Century </li> <li> Slide 33 </li> <li> key stakeholders in the public sector Federal Policymakers State Policymakers Local Policymakers what is the MILE guide? </li> <li> Slide 34 </li> <li> key stakeholders in the private sector Businesses Families and Parents what is the MILE guide? </li> <li> Slide 35 </li> <li> Key stakeholders in Education K-12 Education Leaders Higher Education Schools of Education Researchers Youth-Serving Organizations Content Providers Professional Development Organizations what is the MILE guide? </li> <li> Slide 36 </li> <li> what nine steps can you take to build momentum? </li> <li> Slide 37 </li> <li> nine steps to build momentum Embrace a powerful vision of public education that includes 21 st century skills Align leadership, management, and resources with educational goals Assess where schools are now Identify the 21 st century skills to focus on Develop a professional development plan for 21 st century skills </li> <li> Slide 38 </li> <li> nine steps to build momentum (continued) Make sure students have equitable access to a 21 st century education Begin developing assessments to measure student progress in 21 st century skills Collaborate with outside partners Plan collectively and strategically for the future </li> <li> Slide 39 </li> <li> Partnership for 21 st Century Skills www.21stcenturyskills.org </li> </ul>