21st Century Learning Skills Teacher Resources
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Creating 21st Century Superheroes
Create 21st century learners by utilizing technology and library databases. Scholars explore the concept of comic books as literature and create a superhero who could uniquely solve a 21st century global issue. Databases such as SIRS are used to research and comics are posted to a class wiki.
2nd - 11th Language Arts 50 Views 52 Downloads
Collaborative Learning Infusion Level
Nothing says 21st Century Learning Skills like an internet based collaborative learning lesson plan focused on using technology to compile and synthesize information. An embedded video shows you what collaborative learning in high school can look like and the procedure will help you employ such a lesson plan in your class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 49 Downloads
New Review Youth Emergency Preparedness
What is an emergency, why is preparing for one important, and how can your pupils help others prepare for an emergency? Answer these questions and more with a short unit. Learners will participate in a variety of collaborative, inquiry-based, and hands-on activities to learn about disaster preparedness.
6th - 8th Science 43 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How to Implement Project Based Learning to Engage Students
Can a math teacher employ project-based learning? Learn how one great math teacher uses PBL to design math projects that provide learners with a more challenging and holistic learning experience. A wonderful article, that includes three math lessons which use PBL.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 131 Downloads
Passport Through the Library
It may seem like an unnecessary lesson, but learning how to locate items in a library or Internet data base is a 21st Century must. Resource kids work with their librarian to identify, understand, and locate items in the library using call numbers.
1st - 6th Language Arts 35 Views 121 Downloads
Comparing Dewey and the Library of Congress: In What "Class" Are Your "Classes"?
Knowing both the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Classification systems, and how to read their call numbers, facilitates information literacy, a critical skill for 21st century life. High schoolers, who may be familiar with Dewey, learn to navigate the LCC system, compare the two in a Venn diagram, and create call numbers for books and subjects in their class schedules.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
My Personal Wellness
Merge technology and wellness. Class members complete inquiry-based research on a personal wellness issue and create an annotated bibliography, uploading their completed work to their personal wellness websites. Prior to beginning, your class should have their own sites set up so they can upload and share their work.
9th Health 32 Views 31 Downloads
Ticket to Ride
Consider the images, ideas and words connected with America with your class as they design a new American passport for the 21st century that reflects an individual vision of and for America. Students reflect on the image of America portrayed by the "American Icon" passport and the power that such images have in creating a vision of America in the rest of world.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads
Technology that Makes Phonics Fun
Students discover the Internet by participating in on-line educational activities. For this educational technology lesson, students utilize interactive story books, podcasts, and games to help expand an understanding of phonics. Students experiment with the different learning software to see which works best.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 32 Views 254 Downloads
New Review Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in actual emergency situations.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 33 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
21st Century Social Skills
Explore communication techniques by using the latest video technology. In this special education lesson, students create a video discussing their own social goals for the future. Students utilize Flip Video cameras to document their behavior (autistic, and social anxiety disorders) and analyze ways to work through their disadvantages.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 28 Views 130 Downloads
Human Interactions with Living Systems
Middle schoolers work in groups to research how humans impact living systems. After selecting a topic the group feels is interesting and urgent, they use the media center’s resources to collect data and prepare a three-minute iMovie public service announcement about their topic.
7th - 9th Language Arts 9 Views 16 Downloads
Navigating Our Global Future
As we make great strides in technology in an increasingly globalized world, are we actually headed toward a century of eco-disaster and collapse? Listen as Ian Goldin, director of 21st Century School at Oxford, discusses the two Achilles' heels of rapid globalization: growing inequality and systemic risk.
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fourth graders study the role of technology in agriculture. For this agricultural technology lesson, 4th graders spend ten to twelve days studying how technology affects agriculture. Students also are made aware of different careers in the agriculture and biotechnology field.
4th Science 6 Views 25 Downloads
Comparison of Learning and Work Styles
High schoolers analyze their multiple intelligences and learning styles to find the best job. In this multiple intelligences lesson, students complete an information form and work with a group to create a group profile. They complete a project and reflection.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 21 Views 54 Downloads
Using E-mail To Develop Letter-Writing Skills for the 21st Century
Develop letter-writing skills by adapting appropriate language conventions according to context. Young authors will write standard friendly and business letters, and send a business e-mail to a state's Department of Tourism to request information.
6th - 8th Language Arts 27 Views 226 Downloads