21st Century Learning Skills Teacher Resources
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Secret Agent Men
What does a secret agent really do? After reading an article, students discover the connection between intelligence and espionage. Using the Internet, they will research the history and motivations of intelligence agencies throughout the world.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Prescription Drug Abuse Series
Students describe the harmful effects of drugs in our body. In this series of biology lesson, students research the structure and function of the different parts of the brain. They watch videos and discuss what they have learned about them.
7th - 12th Science 6 Views 40 Downloads
The DIY: A Hands-On Look at the New Industrial Revolution
Upper graders explore the new industrial revolution and how the tech boom in recent years is similar and different to the Industrial Revolution of the past. They watch a video, explore web sites, and discuss what they see. They work together to manufacture their own product using technological tools.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 52 Downloads
Practice 21st century skills by using this diversity toolkit instructional activity. They will use linked online sources that include funding sources, glossaries, and project examples as they prepare their own human rights projects. There is a diverse range of outcomes and action ideas presented.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Hamlet Research Paper: Find, Evaluate, and Select Appropriate Research Sources
Help young researchers find credible sources online. Modeling with a Google search for information about Shakespeare’s Macbeth, use a computer projector or Smart Board to show class members how weak the top three search results are.
11th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 22 Downloads
Modern President “My Space” Poster Project
Create "MySpace" posters with this presidential history activity. Learners choose 20th or 21st century presidents to research and create "MySpace" posters that feature the president they research. Adaptation: Change "MySpace" to "Facebook" or any other social network.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 36 Downloads
CCC: Credible sources, Creative Commons Images, and Citing Your Sources
As part of a unit devoted to the study of autobiographies, this one-day library session focuses on developing research skills. Class members locate and properly cite a sketch of a Creative Commons image, as well as record the call numbers for two credible and related print resources found in the library.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 55 Downloads
New Review Youth Emergency Preparedness
Go beyond the typical earthquake drill and prepare your learners to become proactive responders in the event of an emergency. From blackouts and droughts to thunderstorms and extreme cold, your class members will discover how disasters happen and the role geography plays, as well as how they can help their communities prepare for and respond to disasters.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Exploring Ecosystems Using GIS
What an incredible lesson for integrating technology with ecology and geography! Discuss what a preserve is, and then use National Geographic's fabulous FieldScope tool to virtually explore the Barataria Preserve in New Orleans. A printable guide walks them through the use of the program as they learn about the ecosystem represented.
5th - Higher Ed Science 44 Views 82 Downloads
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Here is a great app that has tons of potential in helping your child or student with severe to moderate autism, or other intellectual disability, learn words and concepts using research-based methods. Children with autism or PDD NOS have been known to respond well to repetitive or predictable stimuli such as that seen in ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis).
Pre-K - 6th Special Education 15 Views 7 Downloads
Kentucky: Past, Present and Future
Fourth graders analyze how Kentucky's past is different from the present. They research why Kentucky was even explored and settles. What social issues face Kentucky now. Discussion lies on how Kentucky can be improved for the 21st century.
4th Social Studies & History 9 Views 16 Downloads
Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"
Young scholars discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness activity, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This activity includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
7th - 10th Health 37 Views 208 Downloads
Focus on building strong technology skills while teaching basic scientific concepts. Fourth graders work with the school media specialist to research, collect digital images, and create a multimedia presentation on food webs. They connect the food web to ecology and integrate technology to share what they know.
4th Science 5 Views 17 Downloads
Rites of Passage
Prom, Quiceanera, Rumspringa. After reading series of texts about traditions that mark the transition into adulthood in various cultures, class members debate the question, “In the 21st century, should certain rites of passage continue to be practiced?
9th - 10th Language Arts 49 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“Myth Busting” Script and Curriculum
Tenth graders research different myths about medicines and prescription abuse. For this health lesson, 10th graders can perform a script and discuss the various roles and opinions generated. they create a poster to display their research.
10th Science 7 Views 21 Downloads