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Demystifying 21 st Century Skills. Pat Hubert ~ ESA 2. The 4 Question Exercise. Imagine (if its not already the case) that you have a child, grandchild, niece or nephewsomeone you care about deeply, & this child is just starting preschool or kindergarten this year . . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>Demystifying 21st Century SkillsPat Hubert ~ ESA 2The 4 Question Exercise.Imagine (if its not already the case) that you have a child, grandchild, niece or nephewsomeone you care about deeply, &amp; this child is just starting preschool or kindergarten this year. The 4 Question Exercise.What will the world be like in 20 or so years from now when your child has left school and is out in the world? </p> <p>The 4 Question Exercise.What skills will your child need to be successful in this world you have imagined 20 years from now? </p> <p>Now think about your own life.&amp; the times you were REALLY LEARNING.SO MUCH.SO DEEPLYYou would call them Peak Learning ExperiencesThe 4 Question Exercise.What were the conditions that made your high-performance learning experiences so powerful? </p> <p>The 4 Question Exercise.What would learning be like if it were designed around your answers to the first three questions? </p> <p>Maybe..its high time that learning becomes more in tune with the demands of our times and the needs of todays students.ThemesGlobal AwarenessFinancial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial LiteracyCivic LiteracyHealth LiteracySkillsLearning &amp; Innovation Skills Information, Media and Technology SkillsLife and Career SkillsCreativity &amp; InnovationInformation LiteracyFlexibility &amp; Adaptability Crit. Thinking &amp; Prob. SolvingMedia LiteracyInitiative &amp; Self DirectionComm. &amp; CollaborationITC LiteracySocial &amp; Cross CulturalProductivity &amp; AccountabilityLeadership &amp; ResponsibilityToolsNewspapers, books, spreadsheets, graphing calculators, computers, internet resources, websites, databases, digital libraries, television, observational and measurement tools, videos, DVDs, CDs, telecommunication, word processing, presentation tools, smart boards, GPS, probes, manipulatives, geometry tools, digital cameras, laptops, multimedia, scanners, video equipment, digital recorders,mp3 technology, cell phones921st Century ThemesGlobal AwarenessAbility to understand and address global issuesLearning from and working collaboratively with diverse in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogueAbility y to understand other cultures and perspectivesIncluding non-English speakers</p> <p>1021st Century ThemesCivic LiteracyKnowing how to stay informed and understanding/ interpreting informationExercising rights and obligations of citizenshipLocal, national, globalUnderstanding implications of civic decisions</p> <p>21st Century ThemesFinancial, Economic, &amp; Entrepreneurial LiteracyAbility to make appropriate economic choicesUnderstand the role of the economics in societyAbility to use entrepreneurial skills to enhance workplace productivity and career options</p> <p>21st Century ThemesHealth LiteracyObtaining, interpreting understanding and utilizing basic health information Understanding and using preventive physical and mental health measuresUsing information to make appropriate health-related decisionsEstablishing and monitoring personal and family health goals Understanding public health and safety issues</p> <p>ThemesGlobal AwarenessFinancial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial LiteracyCivic LiteracyHealth LiteracySkillsLearning &amp; Innovation Skills Information, Media and Technology SkillsLife and Career SkillsCreativity &amp; InnovationInformation LiteracyFlexibility &amp; Adaptability Crit. Thinking &amp; Prob. SolvingMedia LiteracyInitiative &amp; Self DirectionComm. &amp; CollaborationITC LiteracySocial &amp; Cross CulturalProductivity &amp; AccountabilityLeadership &amp; ResponsibilityToolsNewspapers, books, spreadsheets, graphing calculators, computers, internet resources, websites, databases, digital libraries, television, observational and measurement tools, videos, DVDs, CDs, telecommunication, word processing, presentation tools, smart boards, GPS, probes, manipulatives, geometry tools, digital cameras, laptops, multimedia, scanners, video equipment, digital recorders,mp3 technology, cell phones21st Century SkillsProblem Solving/Critical ThinkingReason EffectivelyInductive, deductive, etc. based on situationUse Systems ThinkingParts of the whole interact in complex systemsMake Judgments and DecisionsEvaluate evidence, points of view, synthesize, make connections, draw conclusions, reflectSolve ProblemsConventional and innovative; various points of view </p> <p>http://www.accessexcellence.org/LC/TL/buchanan/Reason Effectively</p> <p>Use various types of reasoning (inductive, deductive, etc.) as appropriate to the situation Use Systems Thinking</p> <p>Analyze how parts of a whole interact with each other to produce overall outcomes in complex systems Make Judgments and Decisions</p> <p>Effectively analyze and evaluate evidence, arguments, claims and beliefs Analyze and evaluate major alternative points of view Synthesize and make connections between information and arguments Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis Reflect critically on learning experiences and processes Solve Problems Solve different kinds of non-familiar problems in both conventional and innovative ways Identify and ask significant questions that clarify various points of view and lead to better solutions </p> <p>15</p> <p>critical thinkers and evaluatorseffective learners are</p> <p>http://www.flickr.com/photos/borghetti/43058749/Are critical thinkers.Evaluate information for authenticity, relevance and bias.Evaluate tools for applicability and effectiveness. Intuitively filter and focus.16Im calling on our nations governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that dont simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st century skills like problem-solving and critical thinking, entrepreneurship and creativity.~ President Barack Obama21st Century SkillsCollaboration &amp; CommunicationCommunicate ClearlyArticulate thoughts and ideas orally, written and nonverbal; Listen, decipher meaning, knowledge, values, attitudes and intentions; Inform, instruct, motivate and persuade; Utilize media and technologies, and judge effectiveness, assess their impact; Communicate effectively in diverse environments (including multi-lingual) Collaborate with OthersEffectively, respectfully, flexibility, helpful , compromise to accomplish a common goal , shared responsibility, value contributions</p> <p>collaborate to reachcommongoals</p> <p>http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwarby/1584818205/21st Century SkillsCreativity and InnovationThink CreativelyUse idea creation techniques (such as brainstorming); Create new and worthwhile ideas; Elaborate, refine, analyze and evaluate to improve and maximizeWork Creatively with OthersDevelop, implement and communicate new ideas effectively; Be open and responsive; incorporate group input and feedback; Demonstrate originality and inventiveness; understand limits to adopting new ideas; View failure as an opportunity; understand that creativity and innovation = small successes and frequent mistakesImplement InnovationsAct on creative ideas</p> <p>able to create something neweffective communicators &amp; creators are</p> <p>http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/867886652/2121st Century SkillsInformation LiteracyAccess and Evaluate Information Efficiently and effectively; critically and competently Use and Manage InformationAccuracy and appropriately and creatively; Manage the flow from a wide variety of sources; Understand ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information </p> <p>Multiple sources.24/7</p> <p>http://flickr.com/photos/paulm/1584418819/Think pair share2321st Century SkillsMedia LiteracyAnalyze MediaUnderstand how and why media messages are constructed; Examine how individuals interpret messages differently, how values and points of view are in/ex-cluded; how media can influence beliefs and behaviors; ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of media Create Media ProductsUnderstand and utilize the most appropriate media creation tools, characteristics and conventions and utilize the most appropriate expressions and interpretations</p> <p>The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.~ Alvin Tofflerauthor Future Shock</p> <p>21st Century SkillsITC LiteracyApply Technology EffectivelyUse technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information ; Use digital technologies, communication/networking tools and social networks appropriately to access, manage, integrate, evaluate and create information to successfully function in a knowledge economy; Apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information technologies</p> <p>21st Century SkillsLife and Career SkillsFlexibility and AdaptabilityAdapt to Change; Be FlexibleInitiative and Self-DirectionManage Goals and Time; Be Self-directed LearnersSocial and Cross Cultural Skills Interact Effectively with OthersProductivity and Accountability Manage Projects; Produce ResultsLeadership and Responsibilty</p> <p>able to lead or followeffective global collaborators are</p> <p>http://flickr.com/photos/brujamavi/2824076847/29ThemesGlobal AwarenessFinancial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial LiteracyCivic LiteracyHealth LiteracySkillsLearning &amp; Innovation Skills Information, Media and Technology SkillsLife and Career SkillsCreativity &amp; InnovationInformation LiteracyFlexibility &amp; Adaptability Crit. Thinking &amp; Prob. SolvingMedia LiteracyInitiative &amp; Self DirectionComm. &amp; CollaborationITC LiteracySocial &amp; Cross CulturalProductivity &amp; AccountabilityLeadership &amp; ResponsibilityToolsNewspapers, books, spreadsheets, graphing calculators, computers, internet resources, websites, databases, digital libraries, television, observational and measurement tools, videos, DVDs, CDs, telecommunication, word processing, presentation tools, smart boards, GPS, probes, manipulatives, geometry tools, digital cameras, laptops, multimedia, scanners, video equipment, digital recorders,mp3 technology, cell phones</p> <p>Looking Through the Lenses</p> <p>6.R.4.1 Students can compare and contrast text from different time periods, cultures, and historical events.Standard:ThemeTools:Electronic resourcesGraphic organizers Smart boardWebquestsWord processing/publishingSkillProblem Solving &amp; Critical Thinking</p> <p>Students would read The Grapes of Wrath and compare/contrast the perceptions that the characters had about Uncle Toms Cabin. (1)current perceptions between political/religious/culturally diverse populations or (2) past perceptions between racial populations; empirical nations and those imposed upon. Critically assess the implications. 32</p> <p>Standard:ThemeFinancial, Economic, Business and EntrepreneurialTools:4.3 Determine the quality and effectiveness of personal artwork using specific criteria.Internet resources, electronic communication, presentation/word processing, and spreadsheetsSkillsMedia LiteracyProblem Solving &amp; Critical Thinking</p> <p>Students will act in a role of insurance adjustor for a school/home/professional setting. Their job will be to assess the current replacement value of the artistic works included in a given clients collection based on credible resources.</p> <p>Students will act in a role of insurance adjustor for a school/home/professional setting. Their job will be to assess the current replacement value of the artistic works included in a given clients collection based on credible resources.</p> <p>33</p> <p>Standard:ThemeTools:8.S.1.1. Students are able to describe how science and technology have been influenced by social needs, attitudes, and values.Brainstorming software, (kidspiration) collaboration software, (blogs &amp; wikis) presentation tools. Presentation toolsSkillsCommunication &amp; CollaborationInformation LiteracyCreativity and Innovation</p> <p>Communicate to the public via podcast, YouTube or print materials the procedures and results of an investigation that evaluates and compares the quality of water from different regional sources by performing simple tests (for ph, salinity, hardness, temperature etc.) including the health risks and implications.</p> <p>Communicate the procedures and results of an investigation that evaluates and compares the quality of water from different sources by performing simple tests (for ph, salinity, hardness, temperature etc.)34</p> <p>BenefitsRelevanceRigorousHigher level thinkingReal lifeMeaning/authenticProject basedMore intentional PurposefullyExplicitlyRelationshipCollaborationMore.?</p> <p>dangerouslyirrelevant.orgOur kids have tasted the honey.</p> <p>Learning to Change: Student Voiceshttp://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2009/02/a-taste-of-honey.html</p> <p> our learners are always on</p> <p>http://flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/497814516/Learning doesnt stop at schoolKids are constantly connectedHow can we tap into that amazingly motivating and engaging resource39</p> <p>interaction is expected</p> <p>http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwalker71/2637125074</p> <p>make itrelevant</p> <p>http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnmueller/454262550/</p> <p>Be OUT OF THE BOX</p> <p>http://flickr.com/photos/jimfrazier/525695141/42</p> <p>Keep Your BLOOMS in Mind</p> <p>Where do we go from here?In what ways are you ALREADY incorporating 21st Century Themes, Skills and Tools in YOUR classrooms?</p> <p>How can we take it to the next level45</p>