21st Century Learning Skills Teacher Resources
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George Washingon: A Responsible Family Man?
Young researchers travel back in time, using research to identify George Washington's skills as a national leader and family man. Pick and choose from these steps to get a solid outline for a lesson on primary sources and research. Scholars use the library and online resources to form an opinion about Washington, after which they write a letter to the editor explaining why he would make a good father.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 11 Downloads
Written and Oral Presentation of Country Project
Pupils research a given country, compile the information, and write a final report. Individuals then use their research to write speeches which they present to the class. Note: Technology is incorporated into the process, making this a good resource for 21st Century learning skills.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 15 Views 167 Downloads
Media: Between the Lines
Learners in grades four through eight discuss, engage, and interact online to better grasp the concept of media. They will identify types of media, deconstruct media, understand how they personally use or interact with media, and work to build digital literacy skills.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 61 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Working Together Digitally
Now that your kids know everything about the world around them, it's time to get them familiar with the importance of connecting and communicating with other people using digital technology. They engage in two different activities that help them reflect on all the ways technology helps them research, connect, collaborate, and create.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 44 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Explore the elements of newspaper from the view of the front page. Young analysts create a front page of a newspaper geared toward teen readers. They use their inference skills to determine why some front pages are more eye-catching than others.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 26 Downloads
Learning to Do: Noting Trends
What would you put in a time capsule? What would you take with you as you head out to colonize a third planet? A reading of Mitos B. Ramirez’s article Laser: Boon or Bane leads to a discussion of how current technologies might be used in the future.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
Systems of Transportation and Communication
Students explore transportation and communication. In this multi-cultural history lesson, students brainstorm, then compare and contrast methods of land, air, and water transportation today and long ago. Students work in groups to record information on a graphic organizer.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 7 Views 59 Downloads
A Holiday Calendar in MS Publisher for Elementary School
Students create a holiday calendar using ms word. In this technology lesson, students create their own calendar while learning basic Publisher skills. Students use clipart, explore how to change fonts, and how to use templates.
4th - 7th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 8 Downloads
4-H Line and Design Advanced Leader's Page
Incorporate 21st century graphic design skills into an advanced line and design activity worksheet. 4-H'ers will have a blast using a computer graphics program to re-create an image, unscrambling design terms and matching them with definitions, and making over a bedroom by rearranging furniture and choosing color/fabric samples.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 36 Downloads
Decades of Drama
Young scholars explore, examine and study August Wilson's 10-play series where each play focuses on a particular decade. They discuss each play in depth and then speculate on the possible plots for an eleventh play set in the 21st century.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 66 Downloads
Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking guidelines are attached.
4th - 6th Language Arts 85 Views 289 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students Speak Up
Students reflect on their use of technology for learning and communication both inside and outside of school. They consider how their math, science, and technology education is preparing them for future success. They discuss their opinions and findings with peers
3rd - 5th Language Arts 5 Views 31 Downloads
Roman Holiday in Google Earth
Students plan an itinerary for an educational trip to Rome. For this research skills lesson, students use Google Earth to conduct research for their project in their travel teams. Students also set up blogs to share their progress through the project.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 13 Views 48 Downloads
Publisher Skills Assessment
Students complete a technology integration project using Publisher. In this technology lesson, students use Publisher to create magazine activities for the American Revolution, indigenous cultures, California missions, colonization, and learn the basics of the program.
4th - 9th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 7 Downloads
Stand Up. . . Be InCtrl!
What is the difference between a bystander and an upstander? A collaborative project created through digital media will help the class understand that they can participate in an online community respectfully and responsibly. They consider the impact of cyberbullying and how their language or actions can impact others.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 89 Views 79 Downloads CCSS: Designed